Should Israel exchange terrorists for a kidnapped soldier?

BY ALAN DERSHOWITZ, JPOST— The Israeli government has agreed to release hundreds of properly convicted Palestinian terrorists in exchange for one illegally kidnapped Israeli soldier.  This decision, understandable as it is emotionally, dramatically illustrates why terrorism works.  By agreeing to this exchange, Israel has once again shown its commitment to saving the life of even…

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Video: ‘Jewish Conspiracy’ Alleged in ‘Occupy Wall Street’

BY TZVI BEN GEDALYAHU, ARUTZ 7— The ”Jewish Conspiracy” theme is becoming more popular in the Occupy Wall Street protests. “The people who run Wall Street are guilty of crimes against humanity,” stated a black American protester. “A small ethnic group consists of…almost all bankers on Wall Street are Jewish. “There is a conspiracy in…

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Anti-Semitism tainting Occupy Wall Street protests

By YITZHAK BENHORIN, YNetnews.com — Several anti-Semitic incidents have been reported during “Occupy Wall Street” demonstrations in New York as Jews were blamed for the turmoil in America’s financial markets. In addition, anti-Israel signs were raised against “Israel’s occupation of Gaza”. The “Emergency Committee for Israel” has published a hard-to-watch clip in which Jews are…

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Inconceivable pain, profound joy, terrible consequences

BY STAN GOODENOUGH— In an expression of unfathomable grief, a young Jewish man Thursday night defaced the memorial in Tel Aviv to assassinated Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.* Shvuel Schijveschuurder – who was arrested then released on bail – was 17 years old when, in 2001, his mother, father, brother and two sisters were killed…

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Obama's bomb deal with Israel raises the spectre of war

BY PAUL KORIG, GLOBE AND MAIL— Barack Obama may be widely regarded at home as the least pro-Israeli president in decades, but he has secretly okayed giving the Jewish state a bunch of special bunker-busting bombs– ideal for destroying Tehran’s ruling mullahs’ nuclear ambitions and so powerful that George W. Bush blocked handing them over.…

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'1,000 Palestinian prisoners in exchange for Gilad Schalit'

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH AND REUTERS— Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal hailed a deal with Israel to release 1,000 Palestinian prisoners in exchange for kidnapped IDF soldier Gilad Schalit a “national achievement” for Palestinians. Meshaal said in a televised statement that 450 prisoners would be released within a week, with the rest being freed in two…

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