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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 | 0 0 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 | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Settlements as punishment?
The building of settlements in the West Bank of Israel is, to say the least, controversial. In Israel itself, there is a lack of consensus regarding the effort. The Palestinians believe that the se...
Sep 09, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another witch hunt?
The choice of Canadian law professor William Schabas, 63, as chairman of a U.N. human rights panel to investigate violations in the Gaza war does not inspire confidence that the group’s processes o...
Aug 21, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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We’ve seen this before
The scourge of anti-Semitism is rearing its ugly head in Europe. And a troubling number of people aren’t even pretending anymore. Gone are the days of the false explanation that “I’m not anti-Semit...
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Support for our beleaguered Israeli family
We are all glued to news sources for information about Israel’s ongoing Gaza war. While there is some sense of déjà vu in the daily reports of the conflict — reminding us of a similar war fewer tha...
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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How Palestinian ‘lawfare’ could backfire
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 ...
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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From opera house to House of Commons, Diaspora Jews are the target
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...
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Open Hillel is a necessary intervention
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...
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hillel is an open forum
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 ...
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Let IDF soldiers, haredim swap roles
Controversy over haredi military service roils Israeli society, but respect for each side’s concerns and values can help resolve it. Haredim believe Jews of all backgrounds are equally commanded to...
Sep 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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The importance of tzedakah: As Jews, we all need each other
“Hello, Mrs. Rudolph!” the smiling man greets me, as I answer the front door. I have just gotten up from dinner in response to the familiar sequence of events: first, the doorbell and a two-second ...
Sep 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community leaders reflect on the challenges ahead for Israel, the Palestinians and the United States.
Editor’s Note To coincide with the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and the end of Israel’s recent war­ in Gaza, The Jewish Chronicle solicited views from a diverse sampling of leade...
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jews and the census  
Dec 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Pennsylvania will lose one congressional seat, according to the 2010 U.S. Census Bureau Report, which was released Tuesday. Neighboring West Virginia will keep the three congressional districts it ...
Diaspora Jews can’t have it both ways
by Jay Bushinsky
Dec 15, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
JERUSALEM — Although political Zionism, as conceived 114 years ago by Theodor Herzl in his groundbreaking work entitled “The Jewish State,” led to the State of Israel in 1948, its fundamental premi...
Kissinger and WikiLeaks
Dec 15, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Following the revelation that Henry Kissinger made a heinous remark about Jews and gas chambers in a just-released 1973 tape recording of him and President Richard Nixon, some in the Jewish communi...
Fire’s devastation can lead to positive change
by Rachel Liel and Daniel Sokatch
Guest Columnists
Dec 09, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
SAN FRANCISCO — It is hard to explain just how devastated Israelis are by the Carmel fire. But it is easier to explain how that devastation can become a positive force for positive change, right no...
Arab praise of fires
Dec 09, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
As forest fires raged out of control in northern Israel last week, The Jerusalem Post published a disturbing story. The paper reported on Dec. 4 that many Arabs were strongly condemning Egypt and J...
Chanuka’s dangerous lessons for today’s Republicans
by Joel Rubin
Dec 09, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — I have always found Chanuka to be a bit unsettling.  While it’s a holiday that has become a cornucopia of fun and games, full of gifts and gelt, this festival is actually all about cel...
U.S. Jews must wake up to homegrown terror threat
by Yehudit Barsky
Guest Columnist
Dec 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — While the nation’s attention is again focused on a foiled act of homegrown terrorism, this time in Oregon, the Jewish community has good reason to stay on high guard. A new FBI report on...
Frankel talks budget crunch, marijuana in interview
by Abby Wisse Schachter
Dec 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Mazal tov to State Rep. Dan Frankel, who on Nov. 2 was re-elected in a walk. Now that the election is over and the state is facing a major budget crunch, it seemed an opportune moment to sit down w...
Who really pulls the strings?
Dec 02, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
We hope John Mersheimer and Stephen Walt are paying attention to the WikiLeaks story. The two professors, you may recall, wrote a book in 2007, “The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy,” in which ...
Porn claims, internal fighting make AIPAC vulnerable
Nov 24, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Just two weeks ago, the Jewish world was rocked — and completely let down — when 17 employees of the Claims Conference were arrested for stealing $42.5 million that should have gone to serve Holoca...