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Adam Zyglis, The Buffalo News
Texas Paranoia
Adam Zyglis, The Buffalo News
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Christie's Inflategate
John Cole, The Scranton Times-Tribune
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Netanyahu’s new government
Despite being a coalition comprised of the “right” and the “religious,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s fourth government, which was scheduled to be voted in on Wednesday, does not appear to be...
May 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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The hope of Ethiopian-Israelis
It would be a mistake to try to draw too many comparisons between Sunday’s protest in Tel Aviv by Ethiopian-Israelis and the upheavals resulting from the line of demonstrations stretching from Ferg...
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Unique Death
Each of the recent well-publicized and widely condemned deaths of young black men at the hands of police, beginning last August with the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., has its unique ci...
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reasonable people can agree
Last week, in a spirit of political compromise that has been in short supply for the past several years, the Obama administration and senators from both parties agreed to an oversight role for Cong...
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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A real Palestinian tragedy
The news of the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp — like almost all news out of Syria — is grim. The camp, on the southern edge of Damascus, is under siege by both the Islamic State, which began dec...
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Now for the hard part
The broad outlines of a deal on Iran’s nuclear program, reached by international negotiators last week, offers both hope and concern about whether Tehran’s ambitions can be constrained in exchange ...
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Return the Talmud’s confrontational voice to Judaism
The very idea of identifying religious faithfulness with a commitment to critically engaging and bravely confronting one’s religion’s sources of authority runs afoul of what might well be termed th...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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My message to the man who attacked me at the Kotel
On a sunny morning last month, I was swept into the women’s section of the Western Wall in Jerusalem in a flurry of aggression directed at the Women of the Wall, the Israeli group fighting for wome...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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An open letter to top Presbyterian theologian
To David Esterline, incoming president of the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary: First, congratulations on your appointment, as reported in The Jewish Chronicle. I wish you all success in your new en...
May 14, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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March of the Living retraces journey from death to freedom in Israel
This year, I had the honor of attending March of the Living, a journey to Poland to see the concentration camps, participate in Yom Hashoah services and then march with approximately 13,000 other p...
May 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Courting Adelson is not Jewish outreach
This past weekend, a collection of GOP presidential candidates arrived in Las Vegas for a meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition. But don’t allow yourself to be fooled into thinking that these ...
May 06, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why more American Jews are voting Republican
America has good allies all around the world, but there is no greater ally than Israel, a beacon of democracy, freedom and liberty in a part of the world filled with darkness. However, the Obama ad...
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Balancing friendships: India’s ties with Israel remain strong, but Iran is not far behind
Russian Ambassador Alexander Kadakin is a popular figure in Delhi’s diplomatic community. Famous for his long stint in India and specialist knowledge of South Asia, Kadakin draws attention in parti...
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anti-boycott law offends Israelis, American Jews alike
by Naftali Kaminski
Guest Columnist
Jul 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
While I have been a frequent critic of Israeli government policies, as an Israeli living in the United States, I always felt a certain sense of pride in Israel’s ability to sustain and even enhance...
Obama’s pro-Israel record
by U.S. Rep. Steve Rothman
Guest Columnist
Jul 28, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
(Editor’s note: This column previously appeared on the online news site, Politico.) WASHINGTON — Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty recently declared, “President Obama treats Israel … as a problem,...
Let us distance ourselves
Jul 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
You’d be hard pressed to find a solitary week more loaded with tragedy than the one we’ve just finished. In the past few days, we watched two tragedies unfold, both on a worldwide stage and both of...
Peddling Mengele: Redefining sleaze
by Menachem Z. Rosensaft
Jul 21, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — If you really want to despise someone, look no further than Stamford, Conn. That’s where you can find Basil (Bill) Panagopulos who runs Alexander Historical Auctions, an affiliate of the...
Why pray?
Jul 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s a good question, and we have neither the right nor the wisdom to answer it on behalf of anyone. But we have been moved by the recent outpouring of prayers and support for the victims of two tr...
Dutch must find compromise on ritual slaughter ban
by Moshe Kantor
Guest Columnist
Jul 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
GENEVA, Switzerland — The Jewish community in Holland has its roots in those who fled persecution and discrimination to a land that has become acclaimed for its freedom of religion and expression. ...
No yellow brick road for Palestinian U.N. bid
by Anav Silverman
Guest Columnist
Jul 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
JERUSALEM — Will the recognition and creation of a Palestinian state by the United Nations Security Council magically end Middle East unrest? Can the U.N. fulfill the role of the Wizard of Oz and h...
Of Balaam and Birthright: When a curse is a blessing
by Gary Rosenblatt
Jul 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — Officials of Birthright Israel are said to be worried about the impact of an in-depth, highly critical piece, written by a recent participant and published in the July 4 issue of The Nat...
JDub closure a loss to Jews
Jul 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
For a few years there, it seemed like Jewish music had really found a home. JDub Records, founded nine years ago, provided a refreshing blast of Jewish music — rock, rap, folk, funk and more — and ...
Jews becoming commonplace in conservative ‘new media’
by Benjamin Korn
Guest Columnist
Jul 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
PHILADELPHIA — Many reviews already have appeared of “The Undefeated,” the soon-to-be-released documentary about Sarah Palin’s tenure in Alaska. Yet none of them — even in The Los Angeles Times, Hu...