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  • Obama to meet, raise money with connected advocate for Israel

    Obama to meet, raise money with connected advocate for Israel
    President Barack Obama, who is attempting to help Democrats maintain their grip on the Senate, will attend a fundraiser Friday at the home of a wealthy Baltimore hedge fund manager who has become one of the nation's foremost advocates for Israel. Howard...
  • Why Jews don't vote for GOP presidential candidates [Letter]

    Why Jews don't vote for GOP presidential candidates [Letter]
    Columnist Robert L. Ehrlich Jr's. commentary suggesting that Jews should reconsider their long-standing support of Democratic presidential candidates requires a response ("The GOP supports Israel more than Dems," Aug. 24). Mr. Ehrlich rightly points out...
  • The GOP supports Israel more than Dems [Commentary]

    The GOP supports Israel more than Dems [Commentary]
    Recently, I was talking with a conservative friend of mine about the drama in Gaza. I knew this individual to be thoughtful about world events and staunchly pro-Israel in outlook. It was sometime after our mutual condemnation of Hamas that our...
  • What more can Israel do to limit civilian casualties? [Letter]

    What more can Israel do to limit civilian casualties? [Letter]
    I notice that, in this most recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, there are widespread calls for Israel to "limit civilian casualties." President Barack Obama, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, and many other leaders of the free world repeat this...
  • Palestinian death toll can't be swept under the rug by Israel's apologists [Letter]

    Palestinian death toll can't be swept under the rug by Israel's apologists [Letter]
    As someone who protested the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, I read with sadness your report on the Maryland National Guard's scheduled departure for that country ("Md. National Guard making final deployment to Afghanistan," Aug. 6). The money wasted in...
  • It will take a historic breakthrough for Hamas to agree to give up its arms [Letter]

    It will take a historic breakthrough for Hamas to agree to give up its arms [Letter]
    I am a Jewish American and a lifelong and committed Zionist who wholeheartedly agrees with Caroline Poplin's recent commentary ("A costly victory for Israel," Aug. 7). However, it requires some minor corrections. First, most Middle Eastern observers...
  • Sean Hannity on Israel: A barometer on how silly, lost and shameless cable 'news' has become

    Sean Hannity on Israel: A barometer on how silly, lost and shameless cable 'news' has become
    I only have 2 million other better things to write about. But after 24 hours of waiting for someone else to unload on Sean Hannity, the Fox News host who defines political stooge, I have to say something. I held off when this GOP tool ran around on...
  • Hamas' terror is dwarfed by Israel's [Letter]

    Hamas' terror is dwarfed by Israel's [Letter]
    We read of Israel describing another "terror attack" against its citizens, but why do Americans conclude that Israel itself doesn't practice terror? Because Israeli military spokesmen say it doesn't? ("Digger rams Jerusalem Bus," August 4). Contrary...
  • Uncritical supporters of Israel are apologists for war crimes [Letter]

    Uncritical supporters of Israel are apologists for war crimes [Letter]
    Commentators Jason Blavatt and Ellen Ginsberg Simon point out that "Hamas is striking out to gain the world's attention" in order to "hurt Israel's image by depicting her as a bloodthirsty violator of international norms" ("Hamas' unjust war," July 31)....
  • Misconceptions about Israel's war in Gaza [Letter]

    Misconceptions about Israel's war in Gaza [Letter]
    Commentator Adil E. Shamoo's anti-Israel views are beyond ridiculous ("Israel's unjust war," Aug. 1). Fact: Israel removed itself from Gaza a decade ago, and even tore down settlements. How is this occupation? Israel was rewarded by Palestinians...
  • Opposition to Israel's policies is not anti-Semitism [Letter]

    Opposition to Israel's policies is not anti-Semitism [Letter]
    Jason Blavatt and Ellen Ginsburg Simon ask "Why is Israel held to a double standard?" ("Hamas' unjust war," Aug. 4), It is true that there is a double standard for Israel, but not in the way that is suggested. Israel's violation of international...
  • If Israel is defeated, America will be next [Letter]

    If Israel is defeated, America will be next [Letter]
    The opposing views on the Gaza conflict offered by two recent commentators compel me to respond to some important facts left out of the discussion by those sympathetic to Hamas ("Israel's unjust war," July 31, and "Hamas' unjust war," Aug. 1). First, to...