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Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle
Hillary Drones Bill
Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle

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Veto Saudi 9-11
Sean Delonas, CagleCartoons.com

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Is Caesar the answer?
The Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act is a bi-partisan bill designed to sanction the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad for mass murder and crimes against humanity. The bill would also sanction en...
Oct 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shalom, Shimon Peres
A cartoon by Israeli Amos Biderman making the rounds last week showed Shimon Peres climbing the steps to heaven. Waiting to greet him, wearing robes, wings and haloes, are three former prime minist...
Oct 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barack and Bibi: The finale
President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hit all the right notes in their public comments before their 35-minute meeting in New York last week during the United Nations ...
Sep 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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J Street crosses the line
Should American groups that support those living in the West Bank lose their tax-exempt status because the support fosters the entrenchment of Israeli settlements and is contrary to formal American...
Sep 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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A setback in space
The Israeli Amos 6 communications satellite that was destroyed in an explosion on the launch pad last week was reputed to be the country’s most advanced. But what Israel — and the world — lost duri...
Sep 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tempest in a swimsuit
Jewish publications are not known for their swimsuit issues, let alone swimsuit editorials. But the tussle over the burkini in France is fit for commentary because it exposes yet another misfire ai...
Sep 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Toomey has earned the support of Pennsylvania voters
As most of the readers of the The Jewish Chronicle know, this is one of the nastiest, angriest and most expensive elections in Pennsylvania history, and it will get worse before Election Day. It al...
Oct 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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McGinty the choice for Jews, the middle class and national security
This time of year is special for me and my family — and the entire Jewish community. The High Holidays are a time for all of us to gather together with friends and loved ones, reflect on the year t...
Oct 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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The voice of Republican Jews remains silent on presidential race
Jewish donors are overwhelmingly supporting former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton this election season. That comes as no surprise given that President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov....
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I’m grateful for kehilla insurance
Now that I’ve had some time to reflect on my years of captivity in Cuba, I’m starting to feel settled into my new life in freedom and much more interested in the coming five years than in the five ...
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Why banning the burkini is possible in France
Every society is, in large part, the product of its history. France is no exception. In analyzing the widespread attempt by French municipalities to ban the full-body female swimsuit known as the b...
Oct 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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OU’s new women’s commission: Sadly, more of the same
The Orthodox Union has chosen a group of seven rabbis for the purpose of providing, according to the OU, “guidance regarding the ordination of women and related issues such as the broadest spectrum...
Oct 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hillary Clinton has the temperament, experience and judgment to be commander-in-chief
I support Hillary Clinton for president because I have seen her work up close — as first lady, senator from New York and secretary of state. She has the temperament, experience and judgment to be c...
Sep 28, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why are we still competing? We are in this together
by Jeff Finkelstein and Rabbi Aaron Bisno, Guest Columnists
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
Big news this past week. A new collaborative umbrella organization for Jewish Day Schools has been created that will bring five existing organizations together under one united banner. This new ent...
Eating out Jewishly ... and celebrating life itself
by Rabbi Danny Schiff, Guest Columnist
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
Last week, after Shabbat ended, my wife and I went out with friends to eat in a downtown Jerusalem restaurant. I didn’t regard it as a particularly patriotic act. It didn’t even occur to me that so...
We are all Jews, and more
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
President Barack Obama delivered a historic address last week at the Israeli Embassy in Washington. Speaking on International Holocaust Remembrance Day as medals were given to families declared rig...
Compassion, it seems, has its limits even in Sweden.
by Barry Shaw
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
European liberal left blames victims, leaves Europe in decay Recent incidents highlighted the dangerously failed European left-wing politics that has draped itself in the false cloak of morality an...
My son is majoring in musical theater
by Toby Tabachnick
Jan 27, 2016 | 4 4 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
It is winter, which means my high school senior is in the thick of the college application process. Like the hundreds of thousands of other American mothers in my shoes, most conversations I find m...
A day school umbrella
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
On many levels, Jewish day schools are flourishing in the United States. Notwithstanding our nation’s many good public school systems, high-quality private school opportunities and a history of int...
The true spirit of what it means to be an American
by Aryeh Sherman, Guest Columnist
Jan 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
 This letter is in response to Morton A. Klein’s Dec. 24 Chronicle Opinion piece, “Don’t endanger Americans by bringing in Syrian Muslims.” Klein is national president of the Zionist Organization o...
The anti-Israel trend you’ve never heard of
by David Bernstein, Guest Columnist
Jan 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
If you want to understand why the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement gained so much ground in the past two years, look no further than intersectionality, the study of related systems ...
Obama's regret
Jan 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
In his final State of the Union address last week, President Barack Obama reminded the country that optimism and hope are the tried-and-true American responses to hard times and to demagogues. Alth...
Breaking our silence
by Susie Gelman, Guest Columnist
Jan 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
The images are shocking. Celebrants at a Jewish wedding in Jerusalem dance to a rock band while brandishing assault rifles, guns, knives and a fake Molotov cocktail, and repeatedly stab a photograp...