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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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editorial
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 | 0 0 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 | 2 2 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 | 3 3 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 | 4 4 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 | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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The all-purpose villain
On Friday, shareholders of two subsidiaries of the Samsung Group, South Korea’s largest family-owned conglomerate, are expected to vote on the merger of these two companies. What raises this story ...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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opinion
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 | 4 4 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 | 3 3 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 | 4 4 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 | 3 3 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 | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why we must be active participants in our aging experience
In a year when two of the foundational federal entitlement programs are reaching significant milestones, one must stop and ask: what will my aging experience be like? This year marks the 80th anniv...
Aug 17, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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An imperfect deal but better than alternatives
As a proud American Jew who has always called himself a Zionist and is deeply committed to Israel’s security, I have followed the political debate around the nuclear agreement with Iran with keen i...
Aug 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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A great public tragedy
Jul 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
In describing the Israeli protester who set himself on fire at a Tel Aviv demonstration Saturday as the victim of “a great personal tragedy,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may have miss...
EITC’s value must be hiked, but public support is needed
by Michelle Twersky, Guest Columnist
Jul 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
PHILADELPHIA — Everyone worries about something. Some people worry about their health and others about their safety. Nonpublic school parents, particularly those in the Jewish community, worry abou...
Crafting a Holocaust insurance solution that works
by Menachem Z. Rosensaft
Jul 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — There is a solution to get us beyond the seemingly endless stalemates and complications that continue to characterize the ongoing debate over Holocaust-era insurance claims. And I do not...
Watershed moment
Jul 11, 2012 | 4 4 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
If you think the Jewish world dodged a bullet when the Presbyterian Church (USA) rejected by the narrowest of margins a proposed resolution to divest from companies doing business with Israel, thin...
The mitzva of voting
by Rabbi Ronald B.B. Symons, Guest Columnist
Jul 06, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Among my many lasting childhood memories from Lynbrook, Long Island, is the perennial pilgrimage I would make with my parents to the gymnasium of William F. Buck Elementary School in order to accom...
Iran has declared war; why haven’t we?
by Abby W. Schachter
Jul 05, 2012 | 6 6 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Iran has declared war against the United States and the West. Tehran is fighting this war on multiple fronts including sponsoring terrorist groups such as Hezbollah and Hamas, it is playing for tim...
Yes, it’s personal
Jul 05, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The one continuous message many Presbyterian leaders have sent in the run-up to this week’s votes in Pittsburgh to divest from companies doing business in Israel and to brand practices of the regio...
Amar’s insults
Jun 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
No one expected Rabbi Shlomo Amar to like the recent decision by Israel’s attorney general to compensate some Reform and Conservative rabbis for their work as rabbis. The Israeli attorney general d...
Beware partisan punditry on the Middle East
Jun 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — Syria is in revolt. Negotiations with Iran are complicated. Egypt’s political future is up for grabs. The United States has a significant stake in the outcome of these Middle Eastern c...
The Avenue: A community of a thousand stories
by Eric Lidji
Guest Columnist
Jun 22, 2012 | 6 6 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
In 1879, the great wave of immigration lifted a Jewish man from Suwalki, Poland, and deposited him in Pittsburgh. With few other career options available, he peddled along the streets of a smoky ci...