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Israel’s Housing Prices Spike

Why does real estate increase in price when Jews move into a neighborhood? Israel has ridden out the great recession better than almost any Western country. The Los Angeles Times reports: The surge is an unexpected side effect of the … Continue reading

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Maybe The Bailout Worked?

I want to grind my teeth every time I think about the U.S. government bailing out banks, but this Washington Post article says the thing has worked: Sure, you can question how the money was used — many of us … Continue reading

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Inside The Elie Wiesel Foundation

From the Times of London Dec. 20, 2008: It takes an extraordinarily heartless conman to swindle a survivor of Auschwitz and Buchenwald and Nobel Peace Prize winner out of all his charitable funds. Yet that is exactly what Bernard “Bernie” … Continue reading

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