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Elizabeth Warren and scalp<br>
Taylor Jones, Politicalcartoons.com
Elizabeth Warren and scalp
Taylor Jones, Politicalcartoons.com
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Benghazi Truthers <br>
Pat Bagley, Salt Lake Tribune
Benghazi Truthers
Pat Bagley, Salt Lake Tribune
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No easy answers in Orlando bloodbath
Omar Mateen’s massacre of 49 patrons at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., appears to have touched more pressure points than any of the other well-known mass shootings in the last two decades. There...
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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After the Tel Aviv attack
Last week’s terrorist attack, in which two Palestinian men shot and killed four Israelis in a Tel Aviv food court, came after the country’s least violent month since May 2015. Still, the brazen, al...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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A ‘rupture’ over the Wall?
The stalled implementation of the plan to bring pluralistic Jewish prayer to the Kotel probably won’t cause a major rupture between American Jews and Israel, but it is further proof of the complain...
Jun 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Asleep at the switch on BDS
In recent years, BDS has become the scourge of the organized Jewish community and the government of Israel. Everyone from B’nai B’rith International to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has declare...
Jun 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Netanyahu leans right
With his offer to bring the ultranationalist Yisrael Beiteinu party into his governing coalition, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has probably formed the most right-wing ruling coalition ...
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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A call for civility in the public sphere
Diversity of opinion has long been a feature of Jewish tradition as well as of American democracy. Argument “for the sake of heaven” — disagreement in search of a higher truth as opposed to disagre...
May 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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We must become survivors’ storytellers — and help them today
It could have been the setting for any organizational retreat — the stately mansion, the manicured lawns, an oasis on the edge of the city where leadership groups could come together to brainstorm ...
Jun 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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An ardent plea: Reconsider closing Philadelphia’s Israeli Consulate
Dear Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: I wish to express my concerns about Israel’s recent decision to close the Israeli Consulate of Philadelphia (Mid-Atlantic Region) office.  I have had the goo...
Jun 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vote for McGinty a rubber stamp of Obama foreign policy
In March 2016, only two months after President Barack Obama’s nuclear deal went into effect, Iran fired two long-range ballistic missiles capable of transporting nuclear weapons. One of the missile...
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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On Israel, a clear choice for McGinty for Senate
Of the many reasons why I’m supporting Katie McGinty in the race to become Pennsylvania’s senator, her unwavering support of Israel is particularly important to me. McGinty is someone who understan...
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Men must continue to step up to stop violence against women
For the third year in a row, we are joining with dozens of other regional leaders in signing the Father’s Day Pledge #FathersDayPledge#PAsaysNoMore . This vow to break the generational cycle of vio...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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The greatest threat to Palestinian Arab youth
On May 19, The Hill, a Washington-based newspaper covering Congress, other governmental agencies and related activity, published a one-sided, anti-Israel Op-Ed entitled “Obama must act to protect P...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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As pride celebrations begin, Fairness Act remains stalled in Harrisburg
As annual pride festival celebrations begin, a welcomed summer tradition in many Pennsylvania communities, I again have to report that the state has yet to pass my legislation that will protect the...
Jun 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Terrorism is terrorism
Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Following the attacks on Paris by terrorists allied with the so-called Islamic State the week before last, many in the Jewish world have noted the contrast between the full-throated reactions of po...
The real fight against evil
Nov 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
The outpouring of grief for the victims of last Friday’s terror attack in Paris and the tricolored expressions of solidarity show how close to home the Islamic State killings hit people around the ...
In 2065, the Jewish world will look vastly different
by Rabbi Danny Schiff, Guest Columnist
Nov 19, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
The good news is that the Jewish people not only will be alive and prospering, but also will be continuing to make significant contributions to humanity, despite our steadily declining percentage o...
Simply put, this was an assault on the opportunity to learn
by Cary Nelson, Guest Columnist; On behalf of the Alliance for Academic Freedom (AAF)
Nov 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Moshe Habertal is generally considered the finest expert on medieval Jewish thought of his generation. His most recent book is “Maimonides: Life and Thought,” published in 2013. Habertal holds join...
Antiochus rises again
Nov 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Israeli researchers announced last week that they believe they have found the Jerusalem fortress of Antiochus IV, the Hellenistic king who is the villain of the Chanukah story. If they are correct,...
Obama could learn from Bill Clinton how to be a true friend of Israel
by Gil Troy, Guest Columnist
Nov 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
By now it should be obvious how absurd it is to call President Barack Obama Israel’s “best friend” ever, as Thomas Friedman of The New York Times has claimed. A Blame Israel Firster, Obama won’t us...
Pursuing a project on the Jews of Amiens and the Department of the Somme
by David Rosenberg, Guest Columnist
Nov 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
My wife pointed out that at the very end of our trips to France, which were partly vacation, partly research trips for me, I always contrived to find some historical sources, which absolutely requi...
A test for the big tent
Nov 04, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
What is an individual’s responsibility for decorum inside an open tent of the Jewish community? And how should the community respond to demonstrations within its walls? These questions were put to ...
Why the World Zionist Congress still matters
by Rabbi Jack Luxemburg, Guest Columnist
Oct 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Since Theodore Herzl convened the first Zionist Congress in Basel, Switzerland, on March 29, 1897, this gathering of world Jewry has been a forum for the discussions and debates necessary to move f...
The Mufti and the Holocaust, revisited
by Ben Cohen, Guest Columnist
Oct 28, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
“If a man was a Jew, it was good enough for him to be killed or stamped out,” wrote a senior British official serving abroad to his superiors in London in 1929. From where was this gentleman — Maj....