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  • Dear NSA (NSFW)

    By Marty Kaplan

    June 10, 2013 | 7:11 am

    Dear NSA,

    It turns out that our handyman has been looking at gay porn on my laptop.  Is there a way to correct your records?

    Name Withheld
    Washington, D.C.


    Dear Senator,

    We really have no idea what websites you’ve been visiting.  If we’d wanted to know whether you’ve been...

  • Israel seeks to expand powers on phone, computer tapping

    May 18, 2012 | 12:40 pm

    Israel’s Ministry of Justice is seeking to expand the number of government agencies that may track citizens for investigation purposes, Yediot Achronot reported.

    The measure would grant such agencies as the Antiquities Authority, Nature and Parks Authority and the Environmental Protection Ministry permission to tap Israelis’ phones and computers.

    Expanding a 2007 law, it would also apply to those suspected of misdemeanors, not just felonies, Yediot reported.

  • Dick Cheney, torture and teshuvah

    August 31, 2011 | 1:50 pm

    According to press reports, Dick Cheney’s memoir, set to be released this week, is one long exercise is not regretting any decision he made while serving as Vice-President of the United States. This is a shame. The first step in teshuvah, repentance, is recognizing the wrongs that...

  • Dems use speeches to hit GOP on Israel

    August 28, 2008 | 2:42 am

    DENVER (JTA)—President Bush and John McCain backed policies that have endangered Israel, Democrats argued during their convention speeches Wednesday night.

    In a night dedicated largely to foreign policy and national security issues, several speakers at the Pepsi Center argued that...

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  • Israel needs to rethink national security

    By Gidi Grinstein

    April 26, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Celebrations of Israel's 59th year of independence may be overshadowed by the Winograd Commissions' interim report on the political and military leadership's conduct during the Second Lebanon War last summer.

    Personal conclusions notwithstanding, the report will expose an...

  • Q and A With Floyd Abrams

    By Howard Blume

    July 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    New York Times reporter Judith Miller went to jail this week for refusing to reveal confidential sources. The attorney for Miller and the Times is Floyd Abrams, who spoke with The Journal about the case, about his career, and also about his new book, "Speaking Freely: Trials of the...

  • Homeland Insecurity

    By Boaz Ganor

    August 15, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    "American Jihad: The Terrorists Living Among Us," by Steven Emerson. (Simon and Schuster, $26).

    In November of 1994, PBS aired nationwide an unforgettable documentary titled, "Jihad in America." Recognizing as it did -- a year after the first attack on the World Trade Center --...

  • A Bump in the Road to Jerusalem

    By Matthew Dorf

    June 24, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Four years after the U.S. Congress overwhelmingly passed a law that required the United States to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the mission remains firmly rooted outside the Jewish state's capital city.

    President Clinton last Friday blocked the embassy move by...

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