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Gantz orders IDF on alert in north as Lebanese maritime border deal falters

JERUSALEM POST Israel rejects Lebanon amendments to deal, Gantz warns of escalation Lahav Harkov October 6, 2022 Prime Minister Yair Lapid rejected the changes Lebanon proposed to a maritime border agreement drafted by the US, a senior diplomatic source said on … Continue reading

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“The deal is being rammed through, just weeks before the Israeli elections—in violation of Israeli constitutional rules—because the Biden administration and Hezbollah understand the desperation and weakness of the Lapid-Bennett government”

JNS Netanyahu: Lapid ‘surrendered’ to Hezbollah with Lebanon border deal October 2, 2022 …Professor Eugene Kontorovich, director of International Law at the Jerusalem-based Kohelet Policy Forum, told JNS that the proposed natural gas agreement between Israel and Lebanon represents “a … Continue reading

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“Nine different law student groups at the University of California at Berkeley’s School of Law, have begun this new academic year by amending bylaws to ensure that they will never invite any speakers that support Israel or Zionism”

JEWISH JOURNAL Berkeley Develops Jewish-Free Zones Aaron Bandler September 28, 2022 If it wasn’t so frightening, one might be able to recognize the irony in the sight of campus progressives trying so hard to signal progressive virtue that they fall … Continue reading

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Rashida Tlaib: Antisemite and “Progressive” Democrat

NY POST Tlaib’s anti-Israel slander shows just how far Democrats have strayed Editorial Board September 22, 2022 Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s latest anti-Israel slur highlights yet again just how far Democrats have strayed. Once upon a time, they wouldn’t have tolerated … Continue reading

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Tom Stoppard’s “Leopoldstadt” is a “brilliant depiction of a Viennese family lost to the Holocaust and a personal reckoning for an author trying to live without links to the past”

JNS Mourning a failed escape from history for assimilated Jews Jonathan S Tobin October 3, 2022 …“Leopoldstadt,” which premiered in London in 2020 before its initial run was cut short by the coronavirus pandemic, finally had its long-postponed Broadway opening … Continue reading

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The Israeli-American alliance rests on traditional geopolitical considerations but also, as Walter Russell Mead’s new book shows, on much more than that

AMERICAN PURPOSE As American as Apple Pie Michael Mandelbaum September 30, 2022 …By these standards, the model American ally is the state of Israel. It has supported American initiatives, and opposed the adversaries of the United States, since its founding … Continue reading

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“Iranian feminism has stood the test of time; it hasn’t been corrupted. If only the same could be said for the West”

UNHERD What Western feminists can learn from Iran Ayaan Hirsi Ali September 28, 2022 …This is part of the reason why Iran is so unique: not only are men standing publicly with women, but women must also be aware that they are … Continue reading

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“Universities should be expected to provide the conditions within which hard thought, and therefore strong disagreement, independent judgment, and the questioning of stubborn assumptions, can flourish in an environment of the greatest freedom” 

REAL CLEAR POLITICS Restoring Free Speech at Our Universities Charles Lipson September 30, 2022 Now that the autumn semester is well underway, it is worth asking whether students have a chance to participate in free and open debate. The short … Continue reading

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“The once prosperous Greek city-state, Roman Empire, Renaissance republics, and European democracies of the 1930s imploded – as civilization went headlong in reverse. We in the modern Western world are now facing just such a crisis”

TOWN HALL The Thinnest Veneer of Civilization Victor Davis Hanson October 2, 2022 To be able to eat, to move about, to have shelter, to be free from state or tribal coercion, to be secure abroad, and safe at home … Continue reading

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EVENT StandWithUs Midwest Annual Gala Sunday November 6 !

The Campus Champions gala is StandWithUs‘ annual celebration of Israel in the Midwest, this year honoring Chicago businessman Ted Schwartz. The evening will include remarks from Israel’s ambassador to the UN Gilad Erdan and Noa Tishby, The State of Israel’s … Continue reading

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