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

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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 | 14 14 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 | 23 23 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 | 34 34 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 | 49 49 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 | 61 61 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 | 47 47 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 | 14 14 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 | 10 10 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....
Oct 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 38 38 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 | 36 36 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 | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mike Pence, Trump’s VP pick, supports traditional Jewish values
by Elliot Bartky, Ph.D., and Allon Friedman, M.D., Guest Columnists
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
With the presidential race heating up, a number of progressive Jewish commentators have portrayed the Republicans’ vice presidential candidate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, as a conservative extremist ...
Crown Heights, 25 years later
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
To heal divisions among the Jewish people, divide the land
by Gilead Sher and Robert Mnookin, Guest Columnists
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
“If there is something that deprives me of sleep it is the fissures in Israeli society,” former Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon declared just after he resigned in May. That same day Ehud Barak, who p...
Could the dispute in the South China Sea affect debate over Palestinian statehood?
by Dr. Rafael Medoff, Guest Columnist
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
Could satellite photos of a tiny island in the South China Sea affect the debate over creating a Palestinian state? The photos, released earlier this week by the Center for Strategic and Internatio...
Not in the Olympic Spirit
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Turning the Temple from construct into construction
by Lieba Rudolph, Guest Columnist
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re looking for the mothership of Jewish guilt, it can be found in our responsibility to rebuild the Third Temple, the beit hamikdash. Our Sages say that if we don’t witness its rebuilding, i...
Pope Francis must insist Auschwitz church be moved
by Avi Weiss, Guest Columnist
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
Two weeks ago, Pope Francis made a pilgrimage to Poland, visiting Auschwitz — the notorious death camp in Poland where 1.1 million Jews were murdered during the Holocaust. Auschwitz is comprised of...
Black lives matter, and so does Israel
Aug 10, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ...
Enough delays: It’s time to bring the Falash Mura home
by David M. Elcott , Guest Columnist
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
We met Demoz Deboch at services in Gondar, Ethiopia. It was Friday night in June of 2013 and we were surrounded by hundreds of white-clad Falash Mura, the descendants of Jews who were now living a ...
Prelude to a pogrom
by David Nabhan, Guest Columnist
Aug 03, 2016 | 7 7 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
Very recently filmmaker Ami Horowitz documented how Portland State University students reacted when being asked to pledge money to purchase explosives to bomb Israeli schools, hospitals and synagog...