Shavuot mini cheesecakes

*These tiny desserts are wonderful topped with fruit or jelly. This recipe makes 12 mini cheesecakes.  Is there anything better than a holiday that requires you to eat cheesecake? Ingredients 2/3 cup graham cracker crumbs 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons margarine, melted 2 (8 ounce) packages of cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup sugar 3 teaspoons lemon juice…

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Obama's war on Jerusalem

By Jonathan Tobin, Commentary Magazine The Israeli government is walking a fine line as it tries holding out against the Obama administration’s demand for a building freeze while simultaneously fending off charges that it is not interested in making peace with the Palestinians. The predictable result is confusion. The Netanyahu government’s defiance of the American…

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Get Ready for a Nuclear Iran

By John Bolton, Wall Street Journal Negotiations grind on toward a fourth U.N. Security Council sanctions resolution against Iran’s nuclear weapons program, even as President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrives in New York to address the Non-Proliferation Treaty review conference. Sanctions advocates acknowledge that the Security Council’s ultimate product will do no more than marginally impede Iran’s…

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Does Jerusalem get it?

By Yoram Ettinger, Ynetnews.com Congress has power to produce change in Obama’s Mideast policy The assumption that Israel is facing an imperial and an omnipotent American president, who supposedly benefits from a health reform-driven political tailwind, is refuted by the April 21-22, 2010 Quinnipiac University Polling Institute findings. The Institute is quoted often by the…

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