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The Barack and Bibi Show: A Roundup

The Barack and Bibi Show: A Roundup
By July 6, 2010

Today the leaders of American and Israel meet in Washington.  Here’s a roundup: At The Daily Beast, Peter Beinhart tells Obama not to "go wobbly" on the Jewish State. The Forward hosts an interesting reporters roundtable on the meeting. The … Read More

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Will Dancing Soldiers Change Public Opinion on Israel?

Will Dancing Soldiers Change Public Opinion on Israel?
By July 6, 2010

Going to guess no on this one.  But hey, at least next time somebody accuses the Israeli military of being oppressive, you can say "yeah?  Well at least they know how to DANCE!"

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Noam Chomsky: Not a Funny Dude

Noam Chomsky:  Not a Funny Dude
By July 6, 2010

Another day, another interview with the famous professor you either love or hate. But in the recent interview he did with the Telegraph, we learn the shocking truth that Noam Chomsky isn’t a funny guy.  The revelation comes in the … Read More

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…Then They Came for the Indie Rock

…Then They Came for the Indie Rock
By June 30, 2010

Rock music is a broad category that covers a lot of ground – glamour and ambition, epic love and sex, mythic failure and success – but indie rock is about nothing if not personal authenticity. I’ve been trying to understand … Read More

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Apparently Tzipi Livni is Like the Wu-Tang Clan…

Apparently Tzipi Livni is Like the Wu-Tang Clan…
By June 28, 2010

In that she ain’t nothing to f*ck with. The Israeli opposition leader (and spokeswoman for a two-state solution) talked to Deborah Solomon in the New York Times Magazine, and pulled some Nostradamus stuff, making a pretty hefty proclamation: You lost … Read More

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The Helen Thomas Travel Plan

The Helen Thomas Travel Plan
By June 25, 2010

When Helen Thomas declared that Jews have no place in Israel and should go home to Germany and Poland, she unleashed a current of outrage within the American Jewish community.  How dare she suggest, they wondered, that Jews should return … Read More

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Loving and Hating Israel

Loving and Hating Israel
By June 10, 2010

What an awkward and awesome time to talk about Israel. Over the past couple weeks, Israel’s actions in the news reignited all the conflicted ambivalence my friends and I feel about our association with the Jewish state. Just the week before, the … Read More

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Exclusive Interview With Peter Beinart’s Blackberry

Exclusive Interview With Peter Beinart’s Blackberry
By June 7, 2010

Jewcy: You’ve been pretty busy the last few weeks?  We caught your master on CNN yesterday, and read the Haaretz interview with him today. Let me tell you something, I’m sick of this guy.  Every three seconds somebody wants his … Read More

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