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Trump missing link<br>
Cam Cardow, Cagle Cartoons
Trump missing link
Cam Cardow, Cagle Cartoons
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Africa Dumps Refugees on Europe
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Daryl Cagle, CagleCartoons.com
Africa Dumps Refugees on Europe
Daryl Cagle, CagleCartoons.com
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editorial
Finding solvency in American strategy
In the case of Sokolow v. PLO, a New York federal court jury recently issued an award of $665.5 million in favor of American victims of Palestinian terror and their families. The Palestinian Author...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Talking about religion
Until Democrat Jimmy Carter ran for president in 1975, the issue of a presidential candidate’s religious faith wasn’t an open topic for discussion. That is clearly not the case today. In last Thurs...
Aug 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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A poll for everyone
As in any political campaign, Jewish supporters and opponents of the Iran nuclear agreement are promoting the results of opinion polls to support their position. But how reliable are those polls? A...
Aug 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Signs of frustration
A European Union think tank last week recommended that the EU restrict its dealings with Israeli banks in order to differentiate Europe’s relations with Israel from that of the settlements. While t...
Jul 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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End run around Congress
On July 13, the day before the nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers was reached, the Obama administration began circulating a resolution at the U.N. Security Council calling for the ...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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The all-purpose villain
On Friday, shareholders of two subsidiaries of the Samsung Group, South Korea’s largest family-owned conglomerate, are expected to vote on the merger of these two companies. What raises this story ...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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opinion
Let’s have Lincoln-Douglas debates about the Iran deal
Instead of engaging in a series of debates on the merits and demerits of a controversial Iran deal, the Obama administration has resorted to ad hominem attacks on its detractors, including liberal ...
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Organizing students a neccessary step in fight against BDS on campus
Last week, I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the fifth annual Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting Conference in Boston as a Rutgers University Fellow. I feel very privileged to ...
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Retro Review Influence of 1950s permeates Olson’s short, but powerful collection
While the name Tillie Olsen may not be as familiar today as other Jewish authors from the 1950s, she nevertheless has made an indelible mark on the Jewish literary scene with her renowned short sto...
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lobby hard on Iran deal, but ditch the stereotypes
Congress and the American people are focused on what everyone agrees is a historic, serious and consequential foreign policy decision — the fate of the nuclear deal with Iran. While we all hope for...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama is ‘dog whistling’ about Jews? Ridiculous
Debaters know that when they are losing an argument, a good tactic is to change the subject. So it goes with the current accusations, completely untethered from reality, that President Barack Obama...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why we must be active participants in our aging experience
In a year when two of the foundational federal entitlement programs are reaching significant milestones, one must stop and ask: what will my aging experience be like? This year marks the 80th anniv...
Aug 17, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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An imperfect deal but better than alternatives
As a proud American Jew who has always called himself a Zionist and is deeply committed to Israel’s security, I have followed the political debate around the nuclear agreement with Iran with keen i...
Aug 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Archives
Rabbis bearing witness in Ferguson
by Michael Adam Latz, Guest Columnist
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
Early last week, national faith leaders called rabbis, pastors, priests and imams to Ferguson, Mo., a city rife with racial violence and pain. Along with my rabbinic colleagues from Truah: The Rabb...
A tale of two rabbis
by Abby W. Schachter, Guest Columnist
Oct 29, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 135 135 recommendations | email to a friend
Confirmation bias — also called confirmatory bias or myside bias — is a tendency for people to favor information that confirms their preconceptions or hypotheses regardless of whether the informati...
Issues to consider when voting
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor’s Note As voters make up their minds in advance of Election Day this Nov. 4, The Jewish Chronicle asked a diverse sampling of leaders of Pittsburgh’s Jewish community which issues they feel ...
Conversions and politics
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
Immediately after Rabbi Barry Freundel of Washington, D.C.’s Kesher Israel Congregation was arrested and charged with placing hidden cameras in the changing room of an adjacent ritual bath, the que...
‘The Death of Klinghoffer’ is an injustice to our father’s memory
by Lisa and Ilsa Klinghoffer, Guest Columnists
Oct 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
On Oct. 8, 1985, our 69-year-old wheelchair-bound father, Leon Klinghoffer, was shot in the head by Palestinian hijackers on the Achille Lauro cruise ship. The terrorists brutally and unceremonious...
How Palestinian ‘lawfare’ could backfire
by Danny Danon, Guest Columnist
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
When it comes to a long-term solution for our conflict with the Palestinians, there is no unanimity among Israelis. Many feel that the two-state solution is the only realistic option, while others ...
From opera house to House of Commons, Diaspora Jews are the target
by Ben Cohen, Guest Columnist
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
This week, the opera “The Death of Klinghoffer” opened in New York. Rightly castigated for its invocation of unpleasant Jewish stereotypes and its apologia for the Palestinian terrorists’ murder of...
A matter of trust, sanctity
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
The arrest last week of Rabbi Barry Freundel on six charges of voyeurism has shaken his congregation, Kesher Israel in Georgetown, as well as the Jewish community of greater Washington and the Orth...
Open Hillel is a necessary intervention
by Evan Goldstein, Guest Columnist
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
Four rabbis are engaged in an animated debate about Jewish law. Three of them agree, but the dissenter is adamant that he’s got it right. He cries out: “A sign, God, I beg You, a sign!” It begins t...
Hillel is an open forum
by Eric Fingerhut, Guest Columnist
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
Once again the love affair between the Jewish people and higher education is back in full bloom. The start of a new school year, and the Jewish New Year, marked the beginning of robust programming ...