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Girls Gone Wild<br>
Milt Priggee
Girls Gone Wild
Milt Priggee
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La nueva era USA-CUBA<br>
Arcadio Esquivel, Caglecartoons.com
La nueva era USA-CUBA
Arcadio Esquivel, Caglecartoons.com
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editorial
One for the ‘nones’
First the good news. The American Jewish population has stabilized in size after decades of decline. That’s the positive glimmer from the recent Pew Research Center survey that found American Chris...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Diane Rehm’s loyalty oath
Public radio host Diane Rehm is known for running a genial, intelligent and well-informed talk show. But during her interview with Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders last week, someth...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rabbi Riskin under fire
Rabbi Dr. Shlomo Riskin is a well-respected and accomplished modern Orthodox rabbi. In the 1960s and ’70s he was among the leading voices in the Soviet Jewry movement and led the Lincoln Square Syn...
Jun 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tony Blair’s Mideast exit
Tony Blair stepped down last month as the Middle East envoy of the so-called Quartet — the group comprised of the United States, the United Nations, the European Union and Russia. To the extent Bla...
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free speech on Z Street
Z Street, the pro-Israel group that says it was denied 501(c)(3) tax status because of its views, got its day in court this month. While the outcome of the case is far from certain, during oral arg...
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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opinion
Don’t whitewash Charleston’s troubled racial history
CHARLESTON, S.C. — A prominent Jewish Charlestonian’s inspiring response to the massacre last week at the Emanuel AME Church has circulated widely in recent days, including in the pages of this new...
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forming a new Palestinian government: challenges and opportunities
Reports have emerged that Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah’s government will soon resign and that a new PA government will be formed in its place. To be sure, a new government wi...
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why World Refugee Day is a Jewish holiday
It is impossible to avoid the stories of massive human displacement from Burma, Syria, Iraq, Ukraine and Afghanistan and of hordes of boat migrants dying in the Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean. ...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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This is not the Charleston I know
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The unspeakable murder of nine accomplished, beloved, and respected African-American Charlestonians of faith in their own church on Wednesday has hit our city like an earthquake....
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dad, survivor, hero
As a child, I was always fascinated by my father’s war wounds — deep gouges in his arm and leg left by a spray of German bullets early in 1945. As I grew older, I learned a bit more. Barely two mon...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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The assault on immigration
President Barack Obama’s use of his executive authority to defer deportation for millions of immigrant families has become a flashpoint for opponents of immigration reform. The state of Texas, alon...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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The administration should not meet with Muslim Brotherhood in Washington
This week, a delegation including two prominent Muslim Brotherhood members will visit Washington to advocate against the current Egyptian government, headed by President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi. While...
Jun 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Archives
Decentralized congregations
May 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Ofer Goren, a prominent Israeli mime artist, came to the region this past week. He performed for Jewish communities in Wheeling and Morgantown, W.Va., as well as Yeshiva Schools and the Ellis Schoo...
Elan Steinberg defended Jewish rights
by Menachem Z. Rosensaft
May 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — Immediately after Elan Steinberg died early on April 6 at age 59, those who understood the tremendous historical role he played spoke about what he meant to them and to the Jewish commun...
What our community can teach the world
May 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
This week’s editorial was originally about Bibi Netanyahu’s proposal to move the Israel general election from October 2013 to Sept. 24, 2012. It was about politics, divisiveness and cynicism. Fortu...
Al-Qaeda’s rise in Syria
by Daniel Brode
Guest Columnist
May 10, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The recent wave of suicide bombings in Syria, along with Lebanon’s seizure of a weapons-laden cargo ship intended for Syrian rebels, underscores the infiltration of not only Sunni-jihadist ideology...
Israeli generals balk at PM’s Iran policy
by Joel Rubin
May 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is convinced that Iran is on the verge of acquiring a nuclear weapon. He believes that the Iranians cannot be deterred through diplomacy, and ...
Memorializing in Amiens
by David Rosenberg
Guest Columnist
May 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
For years, I have been going to Amiens, France, to do historical research. The research has focused on the Protestant movement in the city in the 16th and 17th century. Last summer, however, I foun...
Respect Neighborhood Watch
May 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Like much of America, we’re watching the Trayvon Martin/ George Zimmerman case in Florida, but we’ll take no position on it before the courts rule. We’re also following a similar case in Baltimore ...
Mike Wallace: A dissent
by Eric Rozenman
Guest Columnist
Apr 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Praise for Mike Wallace as a probing investigative reporter saturated news media immediately after his death April 7 at age 93. Virtually all tributes omitted the fact that when it came to anti-Isr...
Changing the bar, bat mitzva experience
by Gary Rosenblatt
Apr 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — Did you chant a haftora at your bar or bat mitzva? Do you remember what it was about? Have you chanted any others since then? Rabbi Joy Levitt, executive director of the Jewish Community...
Business opportunity
Apr 28, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
U.S. Rep. David McKinley may soon look like a soothsayer of sorts. Several months ago, the freshman Republican from Wheeling, W.Va. — fresh from his first visit to Israel, courtesy of AIPAC — discu...