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Clinton Foundation Scandal <br>
Sean Delonas, CagleCartoons.com
Clinton Foundation Scandal
Sean Delonas, CagleCartoons.com
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Trump and Conway<br>
Taylor Jones, Politicalcartoons.com
Trump and Conway
Taylor Jones, Politicalcartoons.com
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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 | 12 12 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 | 19 19 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 | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Continuing skirmishes with the Chief Rabbinate
Israel’s haredi Orthodox Chief Rabbinate has racked up a series of recent victories against those who want to expand the country’s religious freedoms. In the Jewish state, religious questions are a...
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gingrich’s irresponsible screed
Jews and students of Jewish history know well the dangers and often deadly consequences of the accusatory process known as “scapegoating.” In 20th-century America, traditional scapegoats were black...
Jul 21, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Are fatal shootings on the rise?
We are still reeling from the fatal shootings by police of African-American men last week — followed by the deadly revenge attack on Dallas police who, ironically, were protecting the rights of act...
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why Tim Kaine, Clinton’s VP pick, is good for Israel and Jewish values
American Jewish voters have naturally voted for Democratic candidates because it has meant voting to support strong social justice and a strong U.S.-Israel relationship. Hillary Clinton and her vic...
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mike Pence, Trump’s VP pick, supports traditional Jewish values
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 ...
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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To heal divisions among the Jewish people, divide the land
“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...
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Could the dispute in the South China Sea affect debate over Palestinian statehood?
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...
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Turning the Temple from construct into construction
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...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pope Francis must insist Auschwitz church be moved
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...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Enough delays: It’s time to bring the Falash Mura home
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 ...
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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The sooner the better
Sep 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
No one should be surprised that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, in a statement Sunday before a high-level United Nations General Assembly meeting, said that Israel has “no roots” in the hist...
Blaming America for political gain  
by Joel Rubin
Sep 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — Why is it that when terrorists kill an American official abroad, such as what recently happened in Libya, some in our country blame America rather than the actual perpetrators of the c...
Lessons from Ramle: Dialogue does work
by Ariel Schnitzer, Guest Columnist
Sep 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
LOS ANGELES — If it weren’t for the Hebrew exit sign that hung above the entrance, I would have never imagined I was in Israel, or rather, the Israel that I had always known. Boys played soccer, gi...
Electoral influence
Sep 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
When it comes to Israel’s internal affairs, many American Jews believe that the Jews in general, and the Jewish media in particular, should maintain a hands-off policy. Their argument goes somethin...
Meat and Jews: A mixed-grill relationship
by Rabbi Scott Aaron, For the Chronicle
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Like most Americans, we Jews are an animal protein-noshing lot. Nothing says Rosh Hashana like a nice brisket, Shabbat like roast chicken and that most sacred of Pittsburgh Jewish social occasions ...
Choose veganism, honor Judaism, and kvell
by Jeffrey Cohan, For the Chronicle
Sep 19, 2012 | 8 8 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
A divinity student from a Presbyterian seminary approached me recently and made a surprising comment. “I’m so impressed,” he said, “with the emphasis that Judaism places on treating animals with co...
You have rights at work during High Holy Days
by Andrew Horowitz, For the Chronicle
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
As we prepare for the new Jewish year, we must confront the reality that in most cases, the secular world continues to move at full speed while we stop to celebrate, reflect and atone. Those of us ...
Is the prayer book a drag on Judaism?
by Lee Chottiner, Executive Editor
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent Shabbat service study session at an area synagogue touched off a lively discussion — during and after the service. The lesson related to that week’s Torah portion, Ekev. Specifically, it a...
The demonization of President Obama must end
by Menachem Z. Rosensaft
Sep 12, 2012 | 21 21 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — Every once in a while, you have to feel sorry for Mitt Romney. One of his surrogates during his unsuccessful 2008 campaign for the Republican presidential nomination was Dr. John Willke,...
Make room for other issues
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re reading this, then you probably care about Israel. Most Chronicle readers do. And if ever there were a time Israel needs her supporters, this is it. Rarely has the Jewish state seen threa...