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Jewish World Review
May 16, 2002
Atlanta day School
To be patient, can be better than to be rich.   —   Jewish saying

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thought
Shavuos: Custom-made
for American Jews?

By Rabbi Avi Shafran

Shavuos, one of the trio of Jewish "pilgrimage" festivals that also includes Passover and Sukkos, tends to get short shrift from most American Jews. Coming mere weeks after the Passover seders, perhaps the "first-fruits festival" simply finds many folks "holidayed out." Or maybe it's because Shavuos lacks any unusual "mitzvah-food" of its own like matzoh or ritual practice like building a sukkah. Whatever the reason, though, Judaism's summer-season holiday has come to be neglected by much of the American Jewish community.

And yet, the argument could convincingly be made that no other Jewish festival is more timely or urgent for unity-challenged American Jewry.

outlook
The Supremacy of Reason
By Rabbi Yonason Goldson

Conventional wisdom sees an incompatibility between faith and reason. Careful consideration, however, reveals that every single one of us truly does rely on faith. Whether we are scientists or laymen, clergymen or atheists, faith is as essential to our lives.


Discover the World of Jewish Music


OUTRAGE!
Fast Times at the
Church of the Nativity

By Bob Tyrrell

Hey, you remember that stand-off in Bethlehem. You know, the one at one of Christendom's most sacred shrines. A couple of weeks after the standoff began, Western reporters began reporting on the disgusting conditions, the intolerable suffering.

Wounded "fighters" were dying or dead. The stench was overwhelming from the dead, the dying and the unsanitary conditions suffered by the large number of people with insufficient access to toilets or to showers. There was not enough food and really not even enough air, at least fresh air.

Well, it turns out that the poor "Palestinians" turned a House of G-d into Animal House.




perspective
Two can play the aggression game, but only one will win: Wake-up "Palestinians"
By Charles Krauthammer

The fire will cease in the Middle East not when a piece of parchment is signed (remember Oslo?) but when the Palestinians conclude that they are no longer winning, that the Israelis are not going to give up and go away, as they did from Lebanon. Israel's offensive has begun to restore the deterrent that Israel forfeited with its unceasing concessions under Oslo and its precipitous withdrawal from Lebanon.

Palestinians will now have to recalibrate their thinking about Israeli will, rethink the impunity they imagined the "international community" would provide them, recalculate the efficacy of terror.




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WISDOM EACH DAY:
Wisdom from crowing



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Dr. Peter Gott: Germ's survival depends on environment; deviated septum

Important discovery could impact Alzheimer's and diabetes

Medicare to cover MS drug

Consumer Reports on JWR: Tire gauges can save money, wear and tear



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Paul Greenberg: Invitation to a beheading - thanks, but no

Richard Lederer: On Language: A bilingual pun is twice the fun! (FUN!)


CARTER, IN WISCONSIN, SEES NO EVIDENCE OF CHEESE
Recently Failed Eye Test, Former President Admits   —  Andy Borowitz

Argus Hamilton's daily chuckle (THIS GUY IS FUNNY!)

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

Michael Kelly: Arms treaty showcases Bush's solid values

Dennis Byrne: Why is 'morality' a dirty word?

Robert Tracinski: The mixed-economy monster

John H. Fund: A Court Intrigue: Procedural funny business in a racial-preference case (GREAT!)

Matt Towery: The oddity of Carter's legacy

Jonah Goldberg: Jimmy Carter: America basher

George Will: Sham concern for corruption

Martin Gross: Who's trying to stop the missile shield? (UNBELIEVABLE!)

Bill Schneider: Power to the swing voters

David Silverberg: Crusaders and cannons vs. rockets

Cal Thomas: Ashcroft is right on guns

Bob Greene: Charles is joined in death by another boy (OUTRAGEOUS!)

Ann Coulter: All the news we heard from a guy at Handgun Control, Inc.

Thomas Sowell: Who is crazy?



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Mallard Filmore

Lurie's World

Jeff Koterba

Jeff Stahler

Mike Lukovitch

Mike Shelton

(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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Previously:

Binyamin Netanyahu: The litmus test for authentic 'freedom fighters' (MUST-READ!)

Linda Chavez: What type of fiend encourages children to become homicide bombers? Meet some 'Palestinians' from the 'burbs

Dennis Prager: A proud member of the world's two most hated peoples

Don Feder: Likud right to reject state of chaos

Mark Steyn: Extreme hypocrisy in the pursuit of 'peace' is ...

Thomas H. Lipscomb: Watching Arafat self-destruct: What the West just doesn't seem to grasp

Suzanne Fields: The sophistry of suicide

David Gelernter: A Nation Like Ours: Why Americans stand with Israel

Jonathan Tobin: Does the truth even matter? Why does the world ignore proof of Saudi and Arafat links to terror?

Rabbi Pini Dunner: The ugliest allegation

Jackie Mason and Raoul Felder: Terrorists and Greek choruses

Joel Mowbray: Arab (sky) High Culture

Mona Charen: About those refugee camps (IMPORTANT!)

Diana West: Western self-loathing numbs us to violence







Daniel Belasco: Yiddish's new frequency

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