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Christianity: Good for the Jews? Christianity: Good for the Jews?
Friday, May 24, 2013 by Elliot Jager | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

Examining the state of contemporary Christendom in an article first published January 5, 2012, Elliot Jager asks whether Jews have an interest in seeing Christianity thrive—and answers yes.
Zionism Before Herzl Zionism Before Herzl
Monday, April 22, 2013 by Erika Dreifus | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

In 1876, 21 years before Herzl convened the First Zionist Congress, a non-Jewish woman, writing for an English audience, published a novel with a powerful Zionist message.  She went by the name of George Eliot. 
The Outstretched Hand The Outstretched Hand
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by Motti Inbari | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

My family and I celebrated Passover in Lumberton, North Carolina. We are the only Israelis in town and, as far as I know, the only Jews.  But it’s not as lonely as it might sound, thanks to our Evangelical Christian neighbors.
British Philo-Semitism, Once and Future British Philo-Semitism, Once and Future
Thursday, November 3, 2011 by Alex Joffe | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

Anyone who has even a passing familiarity with public discourse about Jews in today's United Kingdom can be forgiven for viewing the term "British philo-Semitism" as an oxymoron.
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Warsaw: 70 Years On David Samuels, Tablet. "I was never so afraid as when I helped Jews," recalls Polish rescuer and statesman Władysław Bartoszewski.  "Despite the fear, one has to do what has to be done.  The right thing."
"More Estonians than Etonians" Charles C. Johnson, Tablet. A philo-Semite ever since her family rescued a Jewish girl from Vienna in 1938, Margaret Thatcher gave unprecedented prominence to Jewish politicians in her government.
Under Saint Patrick’s Protection Pamela R. Winnick, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Ireland remains one of the few countries in Europe in which Jews have never been persecuted en masse, prevented from worshipping, or forbidden from holding public office.
The Land of No Anti-Semitism Anshel Pfeffer, Haaretz. Azerbaijan’s Jews, citizens of a pro-Israel nation with a venerable Jewish heritage, are sure that "there is no anti-Semitism here and there never has been."  But they depend on the president's favor.
Does Harvard Favor Jews? Andrew Gelman, Commentators hailed Ron Unz's recent article claiming that today’s Ivy League universities underrepresent Asian-Americans and overrepresent Jews.  But his calculations don't add up.
The Jews of Middle Earth Jeffrey Saks, Torah Musings. "I do think of the 'Dwarves' like Jews," wrote Tolkien, "at once native and alien in their habitations, speaking the languages of the country, but with an accent due to their own private tongue."