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Jewish World Review
May 19, 2003
32nd Day of the Omer
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Imagination is the highest kite that one can fly.   —   Lauren Bacall

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.

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,
Binyamin L. Jolkovsky,
Editor in Chief




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outlook
What part of homicide bombing
doesn't the world understand!?

By Rabbi Hillel Goldberg

It's a question that many of our readers — both gentile and Jewish — have asked ever since we've begun posting the listing immediately after Passover. Today, we offer a profound answer by one of this generation's leading Jewish thinkers.



reality check
Credibility on the Line
By Binyamin L. Jolkovsky

If you care really about Western society — and the Holy Land — you will read absorb this piece. WARNING!: Not for the apathetic or squeamish.






[ D A I L Y  I N S P I R A T I O N ]

Loving Kindness: Daily lessons that will transform you Perfecting the performance (BRAND NEW SERIES!)






[ L I F E S T Y L E S ]

The Technology Maven by Mark Kellner: HP printer a steady worker

Evan Weiner: The courting of Alex Spanos

Clarence Thomas urges graduates to persevere

Boy who escaped from mass grave in Iraq tells his story

Saudi mirage is now nation in deep turmoil

Hezbollah may be next target of U.S.

'Geek' sleuth unlocks protected computer files and reveals killers

Justices mum, but retirement's all the talk

Man who blew lid off SARS kept under wraps

Everyday Cheapskate: Don't overpay your taxes

Bruce Williams on JWR: Don't write your own will; 9.1 percent with an interest check each month secured by accounts receivable

Dr. Peter Gott: Emphysema is treatable



[ I N S I G H T ]

James Lileks: Newspapers are only human, after all

Reliable Source by Lloyd Grove : Close, but no cigar; Romeo & Juliet with a happy ending?; Geraldo to help Heebs?

Argus Hamilton's political zingers!

Lloyd Garver: Testing the water (GREAT!)

Tom Purcell: Laffer all the way to the bank

Lori Borgman: Busted for Oreos!

Debra J. Saunders: Testy, testy

David Limbaugh: Scapegoating to paradise

Jack Kelly: Dispatches from the Desert: The truth tellers

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

Joanne Jacobs:Soft America, plagiarism, Minutemen and Jets

Joe Scarborough: You spoke, MCI listened


WEEKLY WORLD NEWS FIRES REPORTER OVER BATBOY STORY
Never spoke with reporter, Batboy says
  —  Andy Borowitz

Michael Barone: Statues fall, minds change

Jim Hoagland: Europe on its own

Diana West: A dubious diversity

Kathleen Parker: Jayson Blair: A study in compassionate racism (OUCH!)

John H. Fund: GOPers gain in the land of Humphrey and Mondale.

Charles Krauthammer: Iraq: A moral reckoning

Mona Charen: United Nations redux?

Thomas Sowell: A sign of The Times



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Mallard Filmore

Lurie's World

Jack Higgins

Doug Marlette (BRILLIANT!)

Joe Heller

Gary Varvel

John Cole

Wayne Stayskal

John Deering

Steve Kelley

Michael Ramirez

(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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Richard Z. Chesnoff: The Syrian double cross




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Elliot Gertel: Thankfully, "It Runs in the Family" doesn't in most Jewish ones

Joshua Muravchik: The Road Map to Nowhere: Do we really need another doomed Mideast peace process?




Rabbi Paysach J. Krohn: Healing a trampled sole

Jennifer Seigel: Why has a new kosher cookbook sold over 24,000 copies in a week?

Michael Freund: Bush's Choice: Powell or the Prophets? (IMPORTANT!)

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