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Daybreak: Freeze Ends, World Remains

Plus Obama and A’jad joust

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President Ahmadinejad at the U.N.(Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

• The settlement freeze expired … the Palestinians did not announce they were departing the direct talks … there likely won’t be major building … we all still seem to be here … . [NYT]

• President Obama gave over a large portion of his U.N. General Assembly speech to the peace process. [Laura Rozen]

• He also gave some of it over to chastising Iranian President Ahmadinejad for having said, “The majority of the American people, as well as most nations and politicians around the world, agree with this view,” “this view” being that some parts of the U.S. government had a hand in 9/11. [LAT]

• Yet Iran also seemed to encourage nuclear talks. [WSJ]

• Nine Jewish activists from America, Israel, Britain, and elsewhere departed Turkish-controlled Cyprus for Gaza in a flotilla reprise. [Reuters/NYT]

• Eddie Fisher, who got Elizabeth Taylor to convert, died at 82. [NYT]

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Nine Jewish Activists. Instead of all this posturing, if the activists have real feelings for the Gazans, why don’t they persuade the latter and their rulers (Hamas) to stop all armed activity against Israel – then, in due course, the blocade would be dropped. Their headline grabbing posturing shows that they don’t have the heavy responsibility of ensuring the safety of Israeli citizens – and that they don’t live under Hamas rockets.

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TabletMag is no different.
WHY this magazine mentions this garbage?????
is it to create more and more talk, and more “discussions”, more antisemitism??
what is the real policy of this magazine?
I can guess, to create more attention to itself and to become on of the online publication, which means MONEY. GREED.
Yes, the final goal of every single publication regardless of their motives is MONEY.
So, everything Tablet writes has one goal: money.
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