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Trump missing link<br>
Cam Cardow, Cagle Cartoons
Trump missing link
Cam Cardow, Cagle Cartoons
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Africa Dumps Refugees on Europe
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Daryl Cagle, CagleCartoons.com
Africa Dumps Refugees on Europe
Daryl Cagle, CagleCartoons.com
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Matisyahu’s litmus test
The Rototom SunSplash Festival is a well-known, popular, annual venue for reggae music in Spain, drawing talent from all over the world. The musician Matisyahu — the one-time “Chasidic Reggae Super...
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Finding solvency in American strategy
In the case of Sokolow v. PLO, a New York federal court jury recently issued an award of $665.5 million in favor of American victims of Palestinian terror and their families. The Palestinian Author...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Talking about religion
Until Democrat Jimmy Carter ran for president in 1975, the issue of a presidential candidate’s religious faith wasn’t an open topic for discussion. That is clearly not the case today. In last Thurs...
Aug 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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A poll for everyone
As in any political campaign, Jewish supporters and opponents of the Iran nuclear agreement are promoting the results of opinion polls to support their position. But how reliable are those polls? A...
Aug 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Signs of frustration
A European Union think tank last week recommended that the EU restrict its dealings with Israeli banks in order to differentiate Europe’s relations with Israel from that of the settlements. While t...
Jul 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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End run around Congress
On July 13, the day before the nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers was reached, the Obama administration began circulating a resolution at the U.N. Security Council calling for the ...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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opinion
Defining anti-Semitism: fact vs. fiction
As the 10-campus University of California system considers the adoption of the U.S. State Department’s definition of anti-Semitism, there are critics who seek to discredit the entire definition wit...
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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A lesson in cultural differences: Israeli women vs. American women
Hi, my name is Israel Girl and I am a feminist. While this may not be a shocking confession, the mere mention of the “f-word” sparks apprehension and even resentment in many people. Yet, in the six...
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Let’s have Lincoln-Douglas debates about the Iran deal
Instead of engaging in a series of debates on the merits and demerits of a controversial Iran deal, the Obama administration has resorted to ad hominem attacks on its detractors, including liberal ...
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Organizing students a neccessary step in fight against BDS on campus
Last week, I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the fifth annual Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting Conference in Boston as a Rutgers University Fellow. I feel very privileged to ...
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Retro Review Influence of 1950s permeates Olson’s short, but powerful collection
While the name Tillie Olsen may not be as familiar today as other Jewish authors from the 1950s, she nevertheless has made an indelible mark on the Jewish literary scene with her renowned short sto...
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lobby hard on Iran deal, but ditch the stereotypes
Congress and the American people are focused on what everyone agrees is a historic, serious and consequential foreign policy decision — the fate of the nuclear deal with Iran. While we all hope for...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama is ‘dog whistling’ about Jews? Ridiculous
Debaters know that when they are losing an argument, a good tactic is to change the subject. So it goes with the current accusations, completely untethered from reality, that President Barack Obama...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Archives
How will Modi lead?
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
A youthful nation and growing economic powerhouse, India has long been forging strong business relations with Israel. Those ties are expected to grow stronger following last week’s landslide electi...
Back to the future: early childhood education
by Carolyn Linder
May 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
Simply asked, how are you planning for the Jewish future? Jewish early childhood professionals consciously and selflessly answer this question each and every day by making a profound difference in ...
Pioneering Pittsburgh genetics program
by Abby W. Schachter
May 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
“We’ve made it a foundation priority,” said Jewish Healthcare Foundation president and CEO Karen Wolk Feinstein, “to raise awareness of the value of genetic screening.” And with that, the JHF has c...
Bringing openness to JNF
May 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
American Jews have historical, idealistic views of Zionist institutions. And the Jewish National Fund is no exception. For many, JNF conjures up the warm images of placing coins in blue pushkes, pl...
My first Yom Ha’atzmaut as an Israeli
May 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
This week marks my first Yom Ha’atzmaut as a citizen of the State of Israel. On Aug. 27, just before the start of the Jewish year, I waved goodbye to Pittsburgh and joined my best friend and husban...
I am the granddaughter of survivors
May 08, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
Every year on Yom HaShoah I am haunted by my family’s history, reading countless testimonials about the Holocaust, yet I am silent about my own. I always believed that it was not my story to tell. ...
Referendum on the Presidents’ Conference
May 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
In 1956, developing American Jewish organizations were working hard to find their voice in public matters. At the same time, the State of Israel, not yet a close ally of the United States, was look...
Shame and hypocrisy at Brandeis University
by Abby W. Schachter, Guest Columnist
Apr 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
A celebrated Jewish playwright once declared the creation of the State of Israel “a mistake” and has since raged against the Jewish homeland, calling it a source of “terrible peril.” In 2006 that s...
Building Community One Page at a Time
by Joshua Runyan, Editor-in-Chief
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s great to be back in Pittsburgh, and it’s even greater to be editing The Jewish Chronicle! My first foray into Jewish life in greater Pittsburgh came about 10 years ago when I was a reporter fo...
Twersky so much more deserving than a small sendoff
by Barbara Burstin, Guest Columnist
Apr 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
Al Twersky died in early February. Newspapers printed the small obituary, 16 short lines mentioning Edith, his beloved wife of 62 years, his two sons, Jack and Jeffrey, his two grandchildren, Emma ...