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7 Reasons I’m Conflicted About the Freedom Flotilla

7 Reasons I’m Conflicted About the Freedom Flotilla
By June 2, 2010

1. The blockade of Gaza is wrong and must end. After several years, I think we can all agree that Israel’s not going to succeed in starving the Palestinian people into rejecting Hamas. It didn’t work in Cuba, it’s not … Read More

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A Third way to Look at the Flotilla

A Third way to Look at the Flotilla
By June 2, 2010

Many of us have spent the last two days vacillating between anger, fear, frustration and confusion. There is so much that we don’t yet know or understand about what happened off the shore of Gaza.  But what we do know … Read More

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Why are People Afraid of Strong Jewish Women or: Things Learned From Watching Saved by the Bell

Why are People Afraid of Strong Jewish Women or: Things Learned From Watching Saved by the Bell
By June 1, 2010

There’s an episode of Saved by the Bell (the original, of course) where Slater and Zack have managed to screw up with Jessie and Kelly once again, and in order to win back their love, create the "What I Should … Read More

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Don’t Worry Israel, Sarah Palin Still Loves You

Don’t Worry Israel, Sarah Palin Still Loves You
By June 1, 2010

While it’s still uncertain what exactly took place between the IDF and the Gaza-bound protest flotilla, we know one thing is for sure: Sarah Palin thinks that the dang mainstream media is just gonna mislead you on the whole thing, … Read More

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Twitter Users Spend Memorial Day Making Flotilla a Trending Topic

Twitter Users Spend Memorial Day Making Flotilla a Trending Topic
By May 31, 2010

If you ever needed evidence that Twitter was the best platform to read dozens of different facts and opinions on politics by a wide array of people, the confrontation between Israel and the pro-Palestinian flotilla should be all you need. … Read More

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Rage Against the Machine, not the Rock.

Rage Against the Machine, not the Rock.
By May 28, 2010

Our post about Elvis Costello’s choice to cancel a summer tour of Israel in light of somebody revealing to him that there’s a conflict going on there, got a lot of people talking.  Today in the New York Times, there … Read More

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Mr. Bisman Goes to Washington: The CEO of JDub reflects on a Visit to the White House

Mr. Bisman Goes to Washington: The CEO of JDub reflects on a Visit to the White House
By May 28, 2010

I was invited to the White House yesterday for Jewish American Heritage Month, and I was giddy.  This was actually my second White House invitation.  The first came when we were invited with Matisyahu to the 2005 Hanukkah party.  While … Read More

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Everybody Draw Mohammed Day Creator’s Computer Hacked

Everybody Draw Mohammed Day Creator’s Computer Hacked
By May 27, 2010

The other day we posted an interview the creator the blog and Facebook page, Everybody Draw Mohammed Day, Andy. Andy told the Jewish Business Magazine that his goal was to create discourse and free speech in the world around Islam. … Read More

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