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the more things change the more they stay the same
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Bill Schorr, Cagle Cartoons
the more things change the more they stay the same
Bill Schorr, Cagle Cartoons
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Hillary Has A Primary Opponent
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John Darkow, Columbia Daily Tribune, Missouri
Hillary Has A Primary Opponent
John Darkow, Columbia Daily Tribune, Missouri
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From Durban to L.A.: the BDS movement’s long trail of anti-Semitism
Last month, in a breathtaking display of anti-Semitism reminiscent of Nazi Germany, members of the student government at South Africa’s Durban University of Technology called for the expulsion of a...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Advocating for Israel in the American media
When was the last time anyone in the American Jewish community heard or saw a creative, impacting short message about the many unique Israeli accomplishments geared to the American public as oppose...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Troubling anti-Semitism at UCLA
Rachel Beyda is a UCLA sophomore who recently sought a seat on the judicial board of the school’s Undergraduate Students Association Council. During questioning by the Council on her application, f...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Answering Netanyahu
Now that some of the political dust has settled over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress, we join those who have tried to focus on what he actually said and whether the ...
Mar 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Confirming our fears
The results of a new Pew Research Center study finding that global harassment of Jews has reached a seven-year high didn’t come as much of a surprise. With attacks against Jews in Paris and Copenha...
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Icon makes political statement
Elie Wiesel has taken out full-page ads in The Washington Post and The New York Times in support of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to address both houses of Congress. In the ads, ...
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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So much more than a name
I was named after my grandfather, Saul Young. This is his story, but it does not have a happy ending. Saul Young was born in 1895 in Lithuania, then a part of Russia. In the early 20th century, ten...
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Post-election reality sets in
The celebration that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is enjoying (“On Election Day in Israel, change comes as decisive victory,” March 19) over having achieved what was until Election Day...
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Netanyahu’s victory
In last week’s election, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defied polls, surprised pundits and confounded expectations by pulling off a clear victory. We congratulate him as he negotiates a...
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hillel, we are not your tools but your partners
When Eric Fingerhut¸ Hillel Inter-national president, announced his decision to withdraw a commitment to speak to more than 1,000 students at the upcoming J Street National Conference, he expressed...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Times gets it wrong on Jewish National Fund and Bedouin Arabs
In a March 1 op-ed for The New York Times, “The Two Israels,” Nicholas Kristof made a rather broad accusation stating that Jewish National Fund plants forests on land owned by Bedouin Arabs. Unfort...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jewish Voice for Peace whitewashes anti-Semitism in the anti-Israel movement
Why is a self-styled “Jewish organization” collaborating with rabid anti-Israel campaigners, including anti-Semites? This is a question that Oakland, Calif.-based Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) shoul...
Mar 12, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Painful words and the abuse that comes with them
“Sticks and stones will break your bones, but words will never hurt you.” Most, if not all, of The Jewish Chronicle’s readership are familiar with the saying and that its philosophy has served gene...
Mar 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Violence surrounds Israel
Feb 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Middle East continued its slide into chaos this week. Hamas and Fatah reached agreement on a new Palestinian unity government to be headed by current P.A. President Mahmoud Abbas until new elec...
Meet Ayelet Galena
by Abby Wisse Schachter
Feb 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
How many of us can say that we’ve changed the world for the better? How many of us can say we’ve changed the world for the better while battling a deadly disease? What if I told you there was such ...
Shelley’s words apply to today’s ‘Arab Spring’  
by Jay Bushinsky
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
JERUSALEM — The English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley surely did not have the Arab world in mind when he penned the concluding verse of his “Ode to the West,” which reads: “If winter comes, can spring ...
Campaign against campus anti-Semitism is making gains
by Kenneth L. Marcus
Guest Columnist
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Just over a year ago, the Jewish community won an important victory against campus anti-Semitism. The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) agreed, for only the second time, ...
Lesson from Atlanta      
Feb 02, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Last week’s announcement that the owner and publisher of the Atlanta Jewish Times, Andrew Adler, has resigned and is seeking a buyer following a Jan. 13 column he wrote speculating that Israel woul...
In defense of 15-year-olds shooting M-16s  
by Renee Ghert-Zand
Guest Columnist
Jan 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
More and more frequently, I am confronted with alarming examples of the growing chasm between Israeli Jews and American Jews. Sometimes it is the Israeli misperception of American Jewish life that ...
Slings and arrows      
Jan 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The essay by Winchester Thurston junior Jesse Lieberfeld, which decries Judaism as a once-wonderful religion while lopsidedly trashing Israel as the oppressor in its standoff with the Palestinians,...
Israel’s ’74 pact with Syria shows we can deal with Iran  
by Joel Rubin
Jan 19, 2012 | 4 4 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — In 1974, Israel struck a security deal with Syria that is still in effect today.  The West should seek to do the same with Iran in 2012. When the subject of diplomacy with Iran comes u...
Message to my people: We are all in this together
by Abby Wisse Schachter
Jan 19, 2012 | 3 3 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
“In 50 years, Israel will be like Iran,” an Israeli friend wrote to me when she forwarded the video of 8-year-old Naama Margolese and the harassment she’s endured at the hands of some Haredi Jews i...
A time for truth: Why we need another Durban conference
by Dexter Van Zile
Guest Columnist
Jan 19, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — It is time for another Durban Conference. No, I’m not asking for a repeat of the U.N.-sponsored festival of Jew-hatred that took place in South Africa in 2001. The last thing we need i...