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Women On The Money <br>
Randall Enos, Cagle Cartoons
Women On The Money
Randall Enos, Cagle Cartoons
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Joep Bertrams, The Netherlands
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Joep Bertrams, The Netherlands
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A real Palestinian tragedy
The news of the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp — like almost all news out of Syria — is grim. The camp, on the southern edge of Damascus, is under siege by both the Islamic State, which began dec...
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Now for the hard part
The broad outlines of a deal on Iran’s nuclear program, reached by international negotiators last week, offers both hope and concern about whether Tehran’s ambitions can be constrained in exchange ...
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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What is our Iran policy?
Supposedly the nuclear negotiations between Iran and the network of nations led by the United States are not linked to changing Iran’s non-nuclear behavior. And yet, there are troubling signs that ...
Apr 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrate freedom with fair trade chocolate
There have been a few movies that affected me so deeply that I couldn’t move afterwards, their impact so deep that I knew a new journey was opening for me. One of those was “The Dark Side of Chocol...
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 59 59 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 | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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What’s wrong with March of the Living
The evening before we visited Auschwitz, over pizza with a group of young people in Oswiecim, the town on whose outskirts lies that infamous symbol, one of my students approached me with tears in h...
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why Iranian recognition of Israel’s right to exist is needed
Why is Israel urging that Iran should be required to recognize the Jewish state's right to exist as part of a nuclear deal? For the exact same reason that Yitzhak Rabin insisted on Palestinian reco...
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Want to stop Iran’s nukes? Use less oil
With the conclusion of a framework agreement over Iran’s nuclear agreement, many remain profoundly unsure whether the deal will successfully prevent Tehran’s acquisition of a nuclear weapon. Under ...
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Iran nuclear nightmare: Framework represents capitulation­
After more than 20 years of sanctions against Iran concerning its illicit nuclear program, President Barack Obama has not only precipitously squandered the international community’s economic levera...
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Philanthropist Art Jaffe lived life to the fullest
“He was a Renaissance Man.” That’s what Howard Rieger, former CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh said about Arthur Jaffe, who died recently in Florida at the age of 93. Much was mad...
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Educational integration: Time to set an example for Israeli children
The unfortunate truth is that Israeli society is still afraid of people with disabilities.  I say “still,” because in 1988, Israel passed “Chok HaShiluv,” an integration law to provide special need...
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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If you marry a Jew, you’re one of us
Millennia ago, before rabbis existed or conversion was invented, thousands who were not born Jewish became part of the Jewish community through a very simple act: They married a Jew. Sarah was the ...
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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The future of ... Jews in politics
From the right    
by Abby Wisse Schachter
Mar 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Are American Jews becoming more conservative? Will more Jews vote for Republicans in 2012 than ever before? There is evidence to suggest the answer is yes, but only in a limited way. According to a...
The future of ... Jews in politics
From the left              
by Joel Rubin
Mar 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — Democratic Party politics in America has for decades been a safe home for American Jews.  Elected American Jewish politicians are almost uniformly Democratic — 38 vs. one in Congress —...
A neo-Nazi in the GOP: Where’s the outrage?
by Menachem Z. Rosensaft
Mar 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — Arthur Jones, a neo-Nazi, outspoken anti-Semite and Holocaust denier, wants to be a Republican Congressman from the Land of Lincoln. This is neither a joke nor an exaggeration.  The 64-y...
Church-state separation a Jewish issue          
Mar 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The Chronicle doesn’t make endorsements in primary and general elections; we don’t tell our readers whom not to vote for either. But we are going to take to task presidential candidate Rick Santoru...
Fighting fair: The ethics of warfare in the Middle East
by Gary Rosenblatt
Mar 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — What distinguishes a legitimate soldier from a war criminal is how he conducts himself on the battlefield. But what if there is no battlefield and the combatants don’t wear uniforms? Ove...
Hatred: Coming soon to a campus near you    
by Dore Gold
Guest Columnist
Mar 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Anti-Israel hatred on campus crests each year during an event called “Israel Apartheid Week.”  With this ominous name and programs that thrive on ignorance and blind disregard for the facts, tens o...
Options in Syria are not good          
Mar 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
As the brutal attacks by the Syrian army on its own people continue, the world outcry for the United States — the perennial police officer of the world — to “do something” intensifies. Some say we ...
Cohen column short on facts  
by Jay Bushinsky
Feb 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
JERUSALEM — Newspaper columns can be reassuring or disappointing, but few are packed with as many deceptive, inaccurate or irrelevant comments as the one by Roger Cohen that appeared a week ago in ...
Paper treaty        
Feb 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Last October, we suggested in this space that a recent Egyptian-Israeli prisoner exchange involving 25 Egyptians in Israeli jails for Ilan Grapel, a 27-year-old Israeli who had been arrested in Egy...
Standing up for religion
by Nina Sundell
Guest Columnist
Feb 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
 CLEVELAND  — Both the American and Pennsylvania Constitutions guarantee freedom of religion, and by implication, freedom from religion.  The freedoms they both offer have been the subject of fierc...