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the more things change the more they stay the same
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Bill Schorr, Cagle Cartoons
the more things change the more they stay the same
Bill Schorr, Cagle Cartoons
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Hillary Has A Primary Opponent
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John Darkow, Columbia Daily Tribune, Missouri
Hillary Has A Primary Opponent
John Darkow, Columbia Daily Tribune, Missouri
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From Durban to L.A.: the BDS movement’s long trail of anti-Semitism
Last month, in a breathtaking display of anti-Semitism reminiscent of Nazi Germany, members of the student government at South Africa’s Durban University of Technology called for the expulsion of a...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Advocating for Israel in the American media
When was the last time anyone in the American Jewish community heard or saw a creative, impacting short message about the many unique Israeli accomplishments geared to the American public as oppose...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Troubling anti-Semitism at UCLA
Rachel Beyda is a UCLA sophomore who recently sought a seat on the judicial board of the school’s Undergraduate Students Association Council. During questioning by the Council on her application, f...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Answering Netanyahu
Now that some of the political dust has settled over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress, we join those who have tried to focus on what he actually said and whether the ...
Mar 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Confirming our fears
The results of a new Pew Research Center study finding that global harassment of Jews has reached a seven-year high didn’t come as much of a surprise. With attacks against Jews in Paris and Copenha...
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Icon makes political statement
Elie Wiesel has taken out full-page ads in The Washington Post and The New York Times in support of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to address both houses of Congress. In the ads, ...
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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opinion
So much more than a name
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...
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Post-election reality sets in
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...
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Netanyahu’s victory
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...
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hillel, we are not your tools but your partners
When Eric Fingerhut¸ Hillel Inter-national president, announced his decision to withdraw a commitment to speak to more than 1,000 students at the upcoming J Street National Conference, he expressed...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Times gets it wrong on Jewish National Fund and Bedouin Arabs
In a March 1 op-ed for The New York Times, “The Two Israels,” Nicholas Kristof made a rather broad accusation stating that Jewish National Fund plants forests on land owned by Bedouin Arabs. Unfort...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jewish Voice for Peace whitewashes anti-Semitism in the anti-Israel movement
Why is a self-styled “Jewish organization” collaborating with rabid anti-Israel campaigners, including anti-Semites? This is a question that Oakland, Calif.-based Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) shoul...
Mar 12, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Painful words and the abuse that comes with them
“Sticks and stones will break your bones, but words will never hurt you.” Most, if not all, of The Jewish Chronicle’s readership are familiar with the saying and that its philosophy has served gene...
Mar 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Queen of Mean’ appointed trustee who is passionate about Israel
by Gary Rosenblatt
Jul 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — Not all of Leona Helmsley’s fortune went to the dogs. True, at her death in 2007 the hotel owner and real estate mogul known as “The Queen of Mean” for her dictatorial behavior with empl...
Time to come together
Jul 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Tisha B’av, which fell this week, is the darkest day on the Jewish calendar. Not only does it commemorate the destruction of the First and Second Temples, it has become emblematic of all the traged...
As Morsi ousted in Egypt and Syria in turmoil, Jordanian model must be preserved
by Ben Cohen, Guest Columnist
Jul 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Following the ugly battle between the Egyptian military and Muslim Brotherhood President Mohamed Morsi, resulting in Morsi’s ouster on July 3, as well as the ongoing bloodbath in Syria, the argumen...
Letter from EKC: In this place, it’s all about dor v’dor
by Jesse Irwin, Staff Writer
Jul 10, 2013 | 3 3 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — What is it about summer camp that keeps us coming back? Is it the friends we make and keep in touch with from all over the country, even though we only see them for fewer than t...
Photo inspires thoughts on remembrance
by Menachem Z. Rosensaft
Jul 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — There is such a thing as kismet, fate. The Yiddish term is beshert — something that is meant to happen. The black and white photograph is of a young man, not yet 30 years old.  He is sta...
A flawed law
Jul 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
As if one destabilized country bordering Israel — Syria — wasn’t enough, another even more significant neighbor — Egypt — threatens to spiral into civil war. That’s not hyperbole; it could happen. ...
‘Kerry’s peace mission: Two views’
Jul 03, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 135 135 recommendations | email to a friend
Building a Constituency for Peace Nancy Bernstein, Guest Columnist In Secretary of State John Kerry’s first months in office, he will have visited Israel and other Middle East nations more times th...
Small congregations are worth helping, even as they disappear
by Lee Chottiner, Executive Editor
Jul 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
One of the saddest moments of my childhood was watching my father performing his duties as treasurer of his congregation. Why was that so sad? Because, aside from his checkbook, there was no congre...
Mikva a communal space
Jul 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
A few weeks ago Rabbi Michael Werbow of Congregation Beth Shalom gave his Shabbat d’var Torah on a topic that some might think unusual for a Conservative rabbi. He spoke about the construction of t...
Climate change: a critical problem
Jul 03, 2013 | 3 3 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Amidst all the other news emanating from Washington last week, you might have missed President Obama’s plan for addressing climate change, which he laid out in a speech at Georgetown University.  T...