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Obama and Immigration Reform Executive Order <br>
Daryl Cagle, CagleCartoons.com
Obama and Immigration Reform Executive Order
Daryl Cagle, CagleCartoons.com
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Endless War <br>
Wolverton, Cagle Cartoons
Endless War
Wolverton, Cagle Cartoons
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Who is Jonathan Greenblatt?
As national director of the Anti-Defamation League for a generation, Abe Foxman became the authority on what is and isn’t anti-Semitism. Foxman’s name, in many respects, became a synonym for the ve...
Nov 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jewish community recharger
On Sunday, close to 3,000 Jewish professionals and lay leaders will gather at a suburban Washington, D.C., resort to discuss Jewish issues, to network with other active Jews and learn how to be mor...
Nov 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Conversions and politics
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...
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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A matter of trust, sanctity
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...
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Staying ahead of crises
Recent news of the first transmission of the Ebola virus in the U.S. — a nurse in Texas infected by the disease while treating the now-deceased Thomas Eric Duncan, with the CDC attributing her infe...
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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A particularly dreadful year
As the United Nations General Assembly gathered this week in New York, one U.N. watcher was quoted as saying: “It does feel like a particularly dreadful year.” The ballooning of the Islamic State, ...
Sep 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Turning the page on the special U.S.-Israel relationship
The Nov. 4 midterm election results have obvious implications for American domestic policy. For us in Israel, however, the new Congress and the last two years of President Barack Obama’s administra...
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal or no deal? Iran says shut up and decide
As everyone seems to be saying, there is less than a fortnight to go before we hit the Nov. 24 deadline for a final agreement with Iran over its nuclear program. And as more and more people are for...
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kristallnacht’s lessons for today
Each year on the anniversary of Kristallnacht, we recall the opening salvo of the violent assault on Jews that foreshadowed the Holocaust and ask ourselves what should have been done at that moment...
Nov 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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What to do about car terrorism?
As I prepare for an upcoming visit to Israel, I can’t help but feel a twinge of apprehension. How could it be otherwise? The recent vehicular terrorist attacks in Jerusalem inevitably make every vi...
Nov 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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The ‘chicken----gate’ fallout for America, Israel and the Middle East
Naftali Bennett, Israel’s economy minister, got it 100 percent right in a Facebook posting just a few hours after the latest blow to American-Israeli relations — aka “chicken----gate” — surfaced in...
Nov 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Israel’s emerging Muslim-majority ally
Beginning in the early 1990s, Turkey became the one Muslim-majority country that maintained a robust strategic relationship with Israel. The two countries developed strong trade ties. Israel helped...
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Rabbis bearing witness in Ferguson
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...
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Archives
Attempts to isolate Israel won’t succeed
by Alan Eisner
Guest Columnist
Jan 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — A new campaign orchestrated by the Palestinian Authority to score diplomatic points and win international recognition for a unilateral declaration of independence seems to be gathering...
Reb Bunim: A master for our times
by Menachem Z. Rosensaft
Jan 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — There are two very distinct types of religious leaders: those who consider their particular ideologies and practices to be exclusive and sacrosanct, and those who seek to help others fin...
Inappropriate use: part II  
Jan 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Last week, we said here that it was too bad we needed to write an editorial about Sarah Palin’s use of the term “blood libel” to describe attacks on her following the shooting of U.S. Rep. Gabriell...
Israel’s greatest threat (hint: it isn’t terrorism)
by Jackie Frankel
Guest Columnist
Jan 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
TEL AVIV — The world likes to believe that threats on Israel’s security by its neighbors are the country’s greatest concern. The narrative of two ancient peoples in one Holy Land fighting for their...
Inappropriate use  
Jan 20, 2011 | 5 5 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s too bad we have to write this editorial. We had hoped that once Sarah Palin realized the true context of the term “blood libel,” she would excuse herself for using it and that would be that. B...
Israel’s treatment of African immigrants gives cold shoulder
by Jay Bushinsky
Jan 20, 2011 | 3 3 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
TEL AVIV — Last month, Israeli police, re-enforced by secret service personnel, scooped up 170 illegal African immigrants, men women and children, and flew them to an undisclosed destination — pres...
Fight for Pollard is for the wrong reasons
by Abby Wisse Schachter
Jan 06, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Can you guess the issue that the Zionist Organization of America, Democratic Rep. Barney Frank, American Values President Gary Bauer and the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism agree on? It’s...
My sabbatical plans: to keep quiet, listen and learn
by Rabbi Aaron Bisno
Guest Columnist
Jan 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
“I never learned anything while talking,” my professor declared.  By the time I entered his classroom, Rabbi Jacob Rader Marcus was already in his late 90s and had been teaching American Jewish His...
Homegrown hatred should be resisted  
Jan 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s a safe bet that the Jews are the most persecuted people in history. More than 1,000 years of hatred, from the Roman period to the present day, easily qualifies us for that distinction. Which i...
Push to release Pollard is gaining momentum
by Elliot Goldenberg
Guest Columnist
Dec 29, 2010 | 2 2 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
The push to release imprisoned spy Jonathan Pollard is once again gaining momentum, thanks to Lawrence Korb and others. Arrested on Nov. 21, 1985, it was back in March of 1987 that Pollard, a forme...