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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 | 25 25 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 | 11 11 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 | 37 37 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 | 43 43 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 | 52 52 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 | 58 58 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 | 7 7 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 | 7 7 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 | 16 16 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 | 16 16 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 | 25 25 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 | 23 23 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 | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Is ‘free’ Judaism a good idea?
by Gary Rosenblatt
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — Maybe I’m just jealous of the free offers being made to young Jews today, but part of me worries that down the road, these well-meaning programs and proposals — like trips to Israel, Hig...
Partnership in progress
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The Nazi Olympics” exhibit, which opened last week at the August Wilson Center, Downtown, and was brought to Pittsburgh through a joint venture of the center and the Holocaust Center of the Jewish ...
What the Cuban Missile Crisis teaches us about Iran
Oct 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — Fifty years ago this week, the world stood at the brink of a cataclysmic war. As the Cuban Missile Crisis grew more dangerous every day, President John F. Kennedy and his advisors dire...
Death of a centrist
Oct 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Whenever we got a call from Sen. Arlen Specter’s office — and it happened more often than you may think — the conversation went something like this: The senator is passing through Pittsburgh on suc...
Wishing God a good night
by Menachem Z. Rosensaft
Oct 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — As Jews throughout the world have begun the cycle of yet another year, it is important to bear in mind that Rosh Hashana marked not the start of the Jewish calendar — which occurs in the...
Volunteer, it’s good for the economy
Oct 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Two things you should know about volunteering in America: Americans are doing it in growing numbers and it could have an impact on the jobless rate. In a 2010 report — the last year for which numbe...
Thank you, Rabbi Amar
by Rabbi Eric Yoffie, Guest Columnist
Oct 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
My colleagues in the Reform movement reacted harshly to the statement of Israeli Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar that on the High Holy Days it would be better for a Jew to pray by himself or herself than w...
Jewish ‘sinners’ should be first to defend the First Amendment  
by Abby W. Schachter
Oct 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
We Jews just finished praying to the Almighty to forgive us our multiple sins over the prior year. Among the long list of averot (transgressions) that we recite multiple times over the course of Yo...
The correct move
Oct 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson made the correct decision Tuesday by partially enjoining the state from enforcing its new voter ID law, effectively rendering it a nonissue for the highly co...
As Iran crisis mounts, humility is in order  
Sep 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — As the story goes, a visitor to the Biblical Zoo in Israel was amazed when he approached the cage of the wolf and the lamb. There they were, peacefully resting near each other, calling t...