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  • Israel to lobby Congress — and reconsider a strike

    July 15, 2015 | 10:02 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has decried an agreement over Iran’s nuclear program hundreds of times — most notably in a March speech in Washington, D.C.,  to a joint session of Congress. Now that the agreement is signed, experts say Netanyahu has one way left to block...

  • Israel will stand and 11 other comments on the speech

    By Shmuel Rosner

    March 3, 2015 | 9:34 am

    1. The one liner

    “Even if Israel has to stand alone, Israel will stand.”

    A sad, sobering, frightening statement. I wonder if most Israelis agree with Netanyahu. I wonder if many of them are going to spend the night thinking about its chilling meaning.

     2. The speech

    It was...

  • Admitting Our Faults Out Loud

    By Beit T'shuvah

    January 23, 2015 | 11:12 am

    By Rabbi Mark Borovitz

    I am thinking about life, as usual. The difference is I am not obsessed with my life, rather, I am thinking about the lives of others and the world. I was reading David Brooks in the New York Times this week and he was talking about how we either find...

  • France’s Hollande ripped Netanyahu, French satirical weekly reports

    November 8, 2012 | 11:02 am

    French President Francois Hollande said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “turned a memorial service in Toulouse into an election rally,” a French satirical newspaper reported.

    The weekly Le Canard Enchaine published an unsigned article that said Hollande made the comment...