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Jewish World Review
Feb. 5, 2003
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Love unaccompanied by criticism is not love. ... Peace unaccompanied by reproof is not peace.   —   B'reishis Rabbah

ABOUT JWR'S FUTURE

Not long ago, I found myself in the office of a corporate CEO. This fellow is known as a philanthropist, and I was trying for YEARS to meet with him.

After exchanging pleasantries, he became very serious. "If your own readers don't support you," he asked from behind his wide mahogany desk, "then why should I?"

Was the question insensitive? Obviously. But he had a point.

Unlike the CEO, there should be no reason for me to make a "pitch" to you about what JWR is --- and why it needs support.

We defend the values YOU hold dear and do so with elegance and eloquence.

And yet and yet, we need more and more of our readers to care -- that means you, all of you -- that we have the resources to keep on keeping on. (I'm SINCERELY grateful to those who have contributed!)

For those who aren't aware, JWR is not some multi-million dollar company. It is still a one-man-show run out of a Brooklyn basement.

To be blunt: We need your help and we need it now.

As much as I like to think positively -- it's my nature -- there comes a time when reality sets in. After discussing JWR's situation with "experts," we decided on a few possible scenarios. Here they are. We could

1) reduce our publishing schedule to twice or three times weekly.

2) become a subscription-only service with a semi-annual charge

3) offer free and "premium" tracks, which would require a fee

4) spruce up our advertising by adding pop-ups. (They are annoying, but they pay well.)

I would like things to stay the way they are, but without funding it's an impossibility.

What we have NO intention of doing is folding. We know the impact we are having in the cultural debate. And, then, there all of those warm letters we receive.

I am NOT asking you to stop reading if you can't make a donation. But I AM reassuring you that you need not be embarrassed if you can only give a small amount.

Whatever the amount, it will be greatly appreciated. At this point, ANYTHING, and I do mean ANYTHING, is better than nothing. Let's not be forced to change how JWR is run.

I've quoted the CEO. Now, let me quote a reader, James Graper: "Should I trust you with my mind but not my money?"

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In gratitude and friendship,
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controversy!
First Amendment
frauds in Cincinnati

By Laura Ingraham

Liberals defend artistic freedom even when art denigrates religion. And they denounce any criticism of anti-religious art as censorship. But in Cincinnati, the liberals are the ones doing the censoring --- to protect the feelings of Muslims.



l'chaim!
Everything's Relative
By Jordan "Gorf" Gorfinkel

The latest installment of the Jewish Gen-X strip with ecumenical appeal. Online exclusively at JWR.



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It's Not As Tough As You Think: How to smooth out life's bumps (NEW SERIES. YOU'LL ENJOY IT!) Don't wait for the other person to say he is sorry





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Ramon remains found

Bodylessons: Under the weather, but want to work out?

Workers share $101 million lotto jackpot

Identity theft ring broken up, 22 arrested

Arab officials warn of Iraq war will have a devastating political, economic and social impact on the whole Arab region

Vitamin-A derivative can block lung cancer

Tragedy compounded: NASA hacked

Everyday Cheapskate: Tired of those credit card offers?

Bruce Williams on JWR: Under-the-table money

Dr. Ed Blonz: Chest pains need more than supplements; eating baked potato peelings



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Barbara Amiel: The UN is fast becoming a threat to world peace

Media Person: LET MY LETTERS GO!

Art Buchwald: Whose reality is it?

Evan Weiner: College Sports and priorities

Transcript of Saddam Hussein interview

Raoul Lowery Contreras: Advise and consent by smear (OUTRAGEOUS!)

Argus Hamilton's political zingers!

Debra J. Saunders: Armed and dangerous

David R. Kotok: Financial predictions during war time

Anne Applebaum: Ignore 'Europe' --- pay attention to Germany (SMART!)

Seth Gitell: Making the case that Saddam Hussein is linked with Al Qaeda

Michael Kelly: We can save 10 million lives

Michelle Malkin: The other Lott controversy (OUCH!)

David Limbaugh: Gun-control bullies

Jack Kelly: Does the FBI have the ability to protect us from terrorists already here?

Edward I. Koch: As the world turns

Capital Comment: Daily news notes, political rumors and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world

Joel Mowbray: "We're Going to War"

Dick Morris: France: Saddam's ally

Tony Blankley: We need to rise above our temporary anger and seek to preserve our bonds with our European cousins

Walter Williams: Affirmative action or racism II



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Mallard Filmore

Lurie's World

John Cole

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(Att. working columnists and editorial cartoonists: Think you have what it takes to be featured on JWR? Drop us a note. And readers: We're always open for suggestions!)


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