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Alen Lauzan Falcon, Chile, Caglecartoons.com
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Alen Lauzan Falcon, Chile, Caglecartoons.com
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Randall Enos, Cagle Cartoons
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Randall Enos, Cagle Cartoons
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editorial
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 | 26 26 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 | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crown Heights, 25 years later
Twenty-five years ago, a car in the motorcade of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, accidentally hit and killed 7-year-old Gavin Cato in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, N.Y...
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Not in the Olympic Spirit
The Olympic Spirit is supposed to promote healthy sports competition, divorced from political or more serious differences between countries whose athletes choose to compete. In ancient Greece, warr...
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Black lives matter, and so does Israel
Americans of goodwill have rightly been concerned by violence, much of it by police, against unarmed black men, from the choking of Eric Garner to the rough ride given to Freddie Gray. Jews are no ...
Aug 10, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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The spectacle of the battling New York mayors
Political attack dogs, like their furry namesake, come in many breeds. But even in the same breed, no two attack dogs are exactly the same. And so it was with two former Republican mayors of New Yo...
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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opinion
When will the U.S. stand with terror victims?
Terror victims and their advocates suffered a major setback Aug. 31, when a U.S. appeals court overturned a $655 million judgment that had been obtained by Mark Sokolow and 10 other families agains...
Sep 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Special-needs summer camp an eye-opening experience
This year, I had the incredible opportunity to be the “mother,” adviser and friend to 15 young adults with varying levels of disabilities who take part in the Vocational-Education Program (Voc-Ed) ...
Sep 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jewish pride on campus is under siege, here’s what your kids can do to fight back
Over 300,000 Jewish college students have arrived on American campuses — and what they experience there is likely not only to broaden their minds and uproot long-held assumptions, but shake their J...
Sep 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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As an African Israeli, I find claims of state racism against Falash Mura outrageous
“We are committed to helping ensure that the State of Israel welcomes Jews of all colors.” “We say, we have black lives that matter in Africa.” “In America, race has been a central area of Jewish c...
Sep 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Do not underestimate Raoul Wallenberg’s priceless, timeless legacy
Now that disturbing new questions surface following the horrific, but hardly definitive, answers uncovered regarding the time and manner of Raoul Wallenberg’s death, all freedom-loving people must ...
Sep 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Israel and the death of progressivism
In my book “Fighting Hamas, BDS and Anti-Semitism,” I detail the discovery of a new strain of anti-Semitism that I noticed in Europe, namely the urge by haters to drive a wedge between the local Je...
Sep 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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The ‘altruistic evil’ of social justice for the Palestinians
As yet another indication that the university campus has become “an island of repression in a sea of freedom,” last March a pro-Israel group, Hasbara Fellowships Canada, was barred from participati...
Sep 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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If you marry a Jew, you’re one of us
by Steven M. Cohen, Guest Columnist
Apr 09, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
Millennia ago, before rabbis existed or conversion was invented, thousands who were not born Jewish became part of the Jewish community through a very simple act: They married a Jew. Sarah was the ...
BDS conference showcases diverse pro-Israel strategies
by J.J. Surbeck, Guest Columnist
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
I was privileged to attend and participate in a recent conference organized by StandWithUs in Los Angeles, entitled “Combating the Boycott Movement Against Israel — Understanding the BDS Movement’s...
Now for the hard part
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
The broad outlines of a deal on Iran’s nuclear program, reached by international negotiators last week, offers both hope and concern about whether Tehran’s ambitions can be constrained in exchange ...
Restarting U.S.-Israel relationship also depends on Palestinians
by Abraham H. Foxman, Guest Columnist
Apr 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
As someone who was critical of several steps by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the campaign leading up to his reelection, particularly his decision to address Congress and his sta...
My son’s encounter with anti-Jewish hatred
by Michael Douglas, Guest Columnist
Apr 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
Last summer, our family went to southern Europe on holiday. During our stay at a hotel, our son Dylan went to the swimming pool. A short time later, he came running back to the room, upset. A man a...
What is our Iran policy?
Apr 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
Supposedly the nuclear negotiations between Iran and the network of nations led by the United States are not linked to changing Iran’s non-nuclear behavior. And yet, there are troubling signs that ...
So much more than a name
by guest columnist Saul Schwartz
Mar 26, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
I was named after my grandfather, Saul Young. This is his story, but it does not have a happy ending. Saul Young was born in 1895 in Lithuania, then a part of Russia. In the early 20th century, ten...
Celebrate freedom with fair trade chocolate
by guest columnist Ilana Schatz
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
There have been a few movies that affected me so deeply that I couldn’t move afterwards, their impact so deep that I knew a new journey was opening for me. One of those was “The Dark Side of Chocol...
Post-election reality sets in
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
The celebration that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is enjoying (“On Election Day in Israel, change comes as decisive victory,” March 19) over having achieved what was until Election Day...
Netanyahu’s victory
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
In last week’s election, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defied polls, surprised pundits and confounded expectations by pulling off a clear victory. We congratulate him as he negotiates a...