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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
Bridging the Israel-Diaspora gap is more vital than ever
by Avi Dichter
Guest Columnist
Oct 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Ashkelon, Israel — Turkey, long one of Israel’s more stable and supportive partners in the region, expelled Israel’s ambassador. In Egypt, a peaceful partner to Israel since the two nations signed ...
Housing construction a question of bad timing for Israel
by Jay Bushinsky
Oct 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
JERUSALEM — Good timing obviously is not one of the Israeli government’s attributes. Immediately after the so-called Quartet (the United States, United Nations, European Union and Russia) called fo...
Saudi women, Israeli women both need social change
by Elana Maryles Sztokman
Guest Columnist
Oct 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The news that Saudi women will soon be given the right to vote — if the year 2015 is considered “soon” — is being hailed around the world as remarkable. The BBC called it “groundbreaking,” the Whit...
The Jewish perception of tattoos: A fair prejudice?
by Randy Shmuly Yanklowitz
Guest Columnist
Oct 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
LOS ANGELES — I recently spoke with young former gang members undergoing tattoo removal at Homeboy Industries, a job-training site in L.A. for at-risk and gang involved youth. Their tattoos serve a...
Ed Koch: Obama’s new ally
Oct 06, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The new poll by the American Jewish Committee, which shows President Barack Obama’s approval rating among Jews slipping to an all-time low of 45 percent, is a wake-up call to the president from a c...
It’s time to stand up to Erdogan
by Jason Epstein
Guest Columnist
Oct 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — When Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressed the United Nations last week, he repeated his demand that the world body “raise the Palestinian flag” without acknowledging that Pale...
Has Israel given up the long fight against human trafficking?
by Kayla Zecher
Guest Columnist
Oct 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
In June of this year, Israel’s police commissioner, Yochanon Danino, announced the dissolution of Sa’ar, a unit that specializes in cases dealing with the exploitation of foreign workers and refuge...
Fulfilling the promise
by Gary Rosenblatt
Oct 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — Walking through the small, neatly kept Congregation Kneseth Israel cemetery in Annapolis, Md., recently was, as usual, a bittersweet experience. Visiting not only my parents’ graves but ...
P.A. campaign in reverse
Sep 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
We were heartened by news this past weekend that Spain, a principal member of the European Union, recognized Israel as the Jewish homeland, just one day after the Palestinian Authority submitted it...
C-JEEP at 10 — what have Jews and Catholics learned?
by Deborah Fidel
Guest Columnist
Sep 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
(Due to an editor’s error, the latest column by Deborah Fidel, regarding C-JEEP, and a letter to the editor by Oren Spiegler, regarding Texas Gov. Rick Perry, were juxtaposed when posted to the web...