The following is excerpted from remarks New York Times columnist Tom Friedman gave Feb. 8 at Stanford University at the annual Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture. We’re reprinting here because it is one of the most succinct and cogent approaches to the heated debate over whether Islam...
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My editors tell me that a lot of people are talking about the Ian Lustick article in the New York Times, and that a response is due. So I am responding, reluctantly – feeling that, yet again, I’m dragged into writing about something that carries little weight. Yes, it is making...
January 31, 2013 | 10:47 am
Earlier today, I came across this article from the New York Times. It referred to last week's incident involving Beitar Yerushalaim soccer club fans, who raised a sign reading "Beitar will be pure forever", in protest of the decision to bring two Muslim players to the team.
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From the NYTimes.com:
Josh Ruxin is the director of Rwanda Works and a Columbia University expert on public health who has spent the last few years living in Rwanda. The following is an account of a Seder he recently celebrated in Kigali.
Seder in Kigali, Rwanda. Josh Ruxin Seder in...
March 26, 2010 | 10:38 am
On a deck in Boston, seven friends recently gathered for dinner. At the table was a white American man; his wife, an Italian woman he met in Switzerland; a Swiss citizen raised in Kenya; a German of Korean origin; a woman with Haitian, Chinese and European ancestry; the son of a black American and a German Jew; and an American with Indian blood.
It took a while to get through the where-are-you-fromming, as it often can these days.
Read the full story at: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/27/us/27iht-currents.html.
January 14, 2009 | 1:10 pm
Have you noticed that when people complain about bias in the media, it’s always bias against their own point of view and never bias in favor of their side?
When press accounts confirm your interpretation of events, they’re fair, accurate and objective. When the upshot of a news...
February 22, 2008 | 3:53 pm
The NY Times story about influence peddling and McCain may help explain at least one piece of...