September 11, 2012 • 5:41 pm
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel harshly criticized the Obama administration on Tuesday over recent statements that the United States would not set deadlines or draw “red lines” for Iran over its disputed uranium enrichment activities, calling such comments a signal to the Iranians that they could build …
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December 29, 2011 • 5:24 am
THE Israeli government recently raised an interesting question for advertisers: whom can you safely insult? “American Jews” is the wrong answer. An ad campaign urging Jews to return to Israel showed a boy calling his father “daddy” instead of “abba”. Diaspora Jews were outraged at …
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