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Israel as a geopolitical tourist destination

By Edwin Black JERUSALEM — For a hard-core segment of travelers to Jerusalem, when the sun sets at the Sabbath, the magic in the air is not just the serene image of a peaceful dusk in an enchanted land. It is the empowering knowledge that the sun still shines on a Jewish State surrounded by […]

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A hearty thank you to SDJW’s August contributors

SAN DIEGO (SDJW) – During the month of August, San Diego Jewish World was privileged to publish works by the following writers and photographers.   We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you and to publicly express our appreciation. To access works by these contributors on San Diego Jewish World, type or copy their name into the […]

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The Jonathan Pollard case in review

Editor’s Note: Below, you see investigative reporter Edwin Black’s original Jonathan Pollard article published 13 years ago in 2002. For this scoop, Black visited Pollard in prison, at that time the first journalist to do so, plus Black extensively interviewed his attorneys and reviewed their evidence, and also interviewed then ex-prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Casper Weinberger, and many other […]

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Posted in Black_Edwin, Middle East, USA

CUFI plans all-out campaign against N- deal

By Edwin Black WASHINGTON–When the last plaintive shofar blast echoed through the Washington D.C. Convention Center of the Christians United for Israel (CUFI) Policy Conference extravaganza of support for Israel, July 13–14, 2015, it was not the record attendance of 5,000 fired-up pro-Israel Christians that marked a turning point for the 10-year old group. Nor […]

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Posted in Black_Edwin, Middle East, USA

Foxman looks back on 50 years with the ADL

NEW YORK — Looking back after 50 years of service to the Anti-Defamation League, retiring national director Abraham Foxman expressed passionate worry to journalist Edwin Black about the safety and security of Jews overseas and Israel’s position in the world. Excerpts from his exit interview follow, edited and condensed for continuity, clarity, and length. Edwin […]

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Posted in Black_Edwin, International, Middle East, USA

SDJW thanks June, early July contributors

SAN DIEGO (SDJW)—San Diego Jewish World acknowledges and thanks those writers whose bylines and photo credit lines appeared during the month of June and the first few days of July on its website.  They included: David Amos Stephen Hazan Arnoff Laurie Baron David Bedein Edwin Black Dan Bloom Shoshana Bryen Stephen Bryen Garry Fabian Donald […]

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The Farhud–Holocaust in Arab lands–marked at U.N.

By Edwin Black UNITED NATIONS, New York–While I was speaking to the packed room, a woman I did not know, sitting in the front row, slowly shook her tear-stained head in disbelief and muttered softly … barely audible … “I never thought I would hear these words in this building.” The woman, it turns out, […]

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Posted in Black_Edwin, International, Middle East

If news services had written up the Exodus

  EDITORS NOTE: All details of Edwin Black’s Passover coverage are taken faithfully from Exodus, Chapters 5-15, plus Rashi’s Commentary. By Edwin Black WASHINGTON, D.C. — Approximately two million Children of Israel are now encamped in the Sinai following their extraordinary exodus from Egypt yesterday. Just days ago, they were slaves to Pharaoh. Today, they […]

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Posted in Black_Edwin, Jewish Religion

How ordinary consumers can help stop Iran

By Edwin Black WASHINGTON, D.C. –At the moment, the world remains unsure what deal may yet emerge from negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program. Iran’s R-265 spheroidal three-stage warheads are almost ready to load into Teheran’s Shahab-3 missile nosecones. The Shabab-3 missiles, remonikered from their North Korean origin, are designed to airburst at a […]

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How the P.A. pays for murder, terror

By Edwin Black WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressional legislators were astonished last year to learn that the Palestinian Authority was issuing monthly payouts totaling $3-7 million as salaries and other financial rewards to specific terrorists and their families. The money was channeled, in part, through the Ministry of Prisoners pursuant to the Law of the Prisoner. The […]

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Posted in Black_Edwin, Middle East, USA

State Dept. provides over $1m for activism in Israel

By Edwin Black WASHINGTON, D.C. — The controversial New Israel Fund and its social change and political lobbying organization known as SHATIL, have received more than $1 million from the State Department under a program designed to create political change, reform, and activism in the Middle East. The government program, Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI), has […]

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