Here are the Blogs in the NER category.
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Monday, 31 August 2009
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by Jerry Gordon (September 2009)  In late July Rabbi Jon Hausman went to a Dick Morris presentation in Hyannis, Massachusetts. Morris, a nationally syndicated columnist, indicated that a survey of American Jewish opinion about Israel and President Obama was in the works.  On ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/31/2009 5:53 PM by NER
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Monday, 31 August 2009
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by Norman Berdichevsky (September 2009) Jonah Goldberg’s brilliant best seller book “Liberal Fascism” (Doubleday, 2008) lays bare the century long manipulation of the terms LEFT and RIGHT in “political science.” Those on the Left who dominate academia and the ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/31/2009 5:51 PM by NER
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Monday, 31 August 2009
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by Rebecca Bynum (September 2009)   We Are Doomed: Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism by John Derbyshire Crown Forum (September 29, 2009)     Reading John Derbyshire’s work is like drinking a fruity alcoholic beverage. It's easy going down and only afterward do you feel ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/31/2009 5:46 PM by NER
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Monday, 31 August 2009
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by Hugh Fitzgerald (September 2009) The Pressler Amendment was passed in 1985. It was intended to ensure that the enormous amount of aid that was being given to Pakistan would not be used to further Pakistan’s nuclear ambitions, but would be used, as the State Department and successive administrations ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/31/2009 5:45 PM by NER
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Tuesday, 11 August 2009
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by Mary Jackson (August 2009)   Last week I saw Pornography. Too much information, you may be thinking, or perhaps you already know that Pornography is the name of a new play by Simon Stephens, currently running at the Tricycle Theatre in north London. I knew better than to expect any real pornography; ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/11/2009 3:50 PM by NER
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Monday, 10 August 2009
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Rebecca Bynum, Hugh Fitzgerald and Jerry Gordon will be speaking speaking about “Islam as Religion and the Strategies of Denial and Delusion” at Rabbi Jon Hausman's Synagogue Sunday August 23rd.  Ahavath Torah Congregation 1179 Central Street Stoughton, MA 02072 Cost ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/10/2009 7:53 AM by NER
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Sunday, 9 August 2009
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by Hugh Fitzgerald (August 2009) Last week, in an unlikely encounter near the Sangre de Cristo mountains of Colorado, I met a couple who had just returned from a sabbatical year in Togo. I asked them about Togo. They told me they had last been in the country ten years ago, and this time had been ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/09/2009 10:21 AM by NER
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Tuesday, 4 August 2009
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by Jerry Gordon (August 2009) On Saturday, August 8th, a Greeley, Colorado pro-Israel Christian Zionist group, The Celebration Congregation will protest a Somali effort to impose Sharia in this Front Range community in the foothills of the Rockies. They are doing this to take a stand ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/04/2009 9:51 AM by NER
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Monday, 3 August 2009
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Aymenn Jawad of Cardiff Wales has won our Crossword for July. An autographed copy of Andrew Bostom's The Legacy of Islamic Antisemitism is on its way to him. Honorable mention goes to Michael Farr of Pimlico, Queensland, Australia. Congratulations!...Read More...
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Posted on 08/03/2009 7:52 AM by NER
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Saturday, 1 August 2009
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by Nidra Poller (August 2009) What if the first African-American president isn’t? Doesn’t that change everything? And dash some mighty big hopes? It’s not a question of skin color or mixed blood, it’s about where he places his heart and soul. And how he scooped up oceans ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/01/2009 2:03 PM by NER
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Saturday, 1 August 2009
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by Mary Jackson (August 2009)  Visitors to London sometimes complain that Londoners are unfriendly, or at best reserved. To them I have an answer: get a dog. Borrow one for the duration of your stay. Last autumn, I walked George, a two-month-old cocker spaniel, for a friend while she was away. ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/01/2009 1:23 PM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2009
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by Esmerelda Weatherwax (August 2009) This is the first in what I hope will be several articles on English pub signs and peripheral bits of interesting, but not necessarily useful, information. Over 25 years ago when I lived in Dagenham I used to visit a pub called The Angel in nearby Rainham ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2009 5:58 PM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2009
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by G. B. Singh (August 2009) Introduction Many admirers of India often go out of the way to depict India as the "world's largest democracy" and a "secular" state, which through its constitution guarantees fundamental human rights to all Indians -- the implication being that ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2009 5:57 PM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2009
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by David Hamilton (August 2009) As T.S.Eliot noted, traditions have to be renewed. The English Music Festival presents English Classical music from Medieval to Contemporary and is renewing a tradition. Yehudi Menhuin wrote to the Times in 1995, “English composers will not slavishly ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2009 5:56 PM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2009
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by Norman Berdichevsky (August 2009) A central tenet of Zionism is that Jews share a common heritage and destiny. Nevertheless, the reality of Jewish society in the state of Israel is marked by four prominent social and geo-cultural divisions: Orthodox observant vs. secular, veteran settlers vs. ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2009 5:55 PM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2009
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by Ibn Warraq (August 2009) One of my great pleasures is exploring cities, the larger the city, the greater the surprises and serendipitous discoveries. However much you may think you know London, or Paris, or New York, there are, I wager, parts that you have never visited, little associated ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2009 5:54 PM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2009
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by Jerry Gordon (August 2009) When the new Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center (ISBCC) was dedicated on June 26th, a number of local clergy, including members of the progressive rabbinate showed up for the event. They were complemented by members of the Boston Jewish community who had unwavering ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2009 5:52 PM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2009
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by Rebecca Bynum (August 2009)   Saul of Tarsus, the first Century Jewish Pharisee who became the Apostle Paul after his experience on the Damascus road, is arguably one of the most influential men in history. It was Paul’s interpretation of the fact of Jesus’ life and, most especially, ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2009 5:49 PM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2009
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by Theodore Dalrymple (August 2009) Does the end justify the means? This question, difficult to answer in the abstract with a categorical negative or affirmative, occurred to me when I read that Alberto Fujimori, former president of Peru, had been sentenced to seven and a half years’ imprisonment ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2009 5:46 PM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2009
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by Richard L. Rubenstein (August 2009) Delivered to the New English Review Symposium in Nashville, Tennessee on May 30th, 2009. In August 1999, I participated in an international Conference of Jewish and Muslim Scholars held in the city of Cordoba, Spain. [1] That was before Bill Clinton’s ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2009 5:44 PM by NER
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