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Milt Priggee, miltpriggee.com
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Obama and Khamenei - The Great Game<br>
Taylor Jones, El Nuevo Dia, Puerto Rico
Obama and Khamenei - The Great Game
Taylor Jones, El Nuevo Dia, Puerto Rico
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editorial
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 | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sobering thoughts about BDS
In its annual survey of the Jewish world, the Israel-based think tank Jewish People Policy Institute (JPPI) considered the de-legitimization threat posed against Israel by the boycott, divestment a...
Jul 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Order in the court
It is one of Israel’s paradoxes that, while the country accepts any conversion made abroad for purposes of aliyah, not even many Orthodox conversions made abroad are sufficient to render a future I...
Jul 01, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 18 18 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 | 21 21 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 | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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opinion
Iran agreement is a good deal for America
During the George W. Bush administration, we were told that the United States had to attack Iraq to stop Saddam Hussein from acquiring nuclear weapons. In then-Secretary of State Colin Powell’s inf...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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The four major problems with the Iran deal
Israel has long been concerned that the P5+1 powers would negotiate a bad deal with Iran. But the deal announced last week in Vienna is breathtaking in its concessions to an Iranian regime that is ...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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My rabbi needs legal aid
Following Shabbat services on the day after a Supreme Court majority recognized a constitutional right to same-sex marriage, I asked to the young rabbi of our modern Orthodox congregation: “How wil...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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It’s time to stop demonizing Michael Oren
Michael Oren is my friend. During his nearly five years as Israel’s ambassador to the United States, we’d speak on an almost daily basis. Often those phone calls would come at 3 or 4 a.m., Washingt...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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The hissy fit over Michael Oren
On Nov. 15, 2012, just after Hamas had begun launching hundreds of rockets at Israeli civilians, Israel’s ambassador to the United States, Michael Oren, hosted a dinner party in Washington, honorin...
Jul 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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How to salvage some security from the botched Iran deal
Israel is not at the table negotiating the deal on Iran’s nuclear program. Yet, it is Israel’s national security — perhaps more than anyone else’s — that will be affected. Threatened by Iran’s nucl...
Jul 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Breakthrough
Jun 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Rabbi Miri Gold was understandably excited by the news of her new pay grade, and for good reason. It’s not every day a non-Orthodox rabbi in Israel gets paid by the government. In fact, it’s never ...
Negotiations with Iran will require compromise
by Joel Rubin
Jun 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — As negotiations aimed at controlling Iran’s nuclear program continue and all sides report serious and productive discussions, two things are crystal clear. First, America’s national se...
Echoes of Syrian violence in Lebanon
by Daniel Brode and Roger FarHat
Guest Columnists
Jun 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
TEL AVIV — Nine Lebanese were killed after days of clashes in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli between long-time bitter foes, the Sunni dominated Bab al-Tabbaneh and the Alawite Jabal Mohsen n...
Peace in Israel — and around it
Jun 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
It wasn’t so long ago that Time magazine carried a shocking, and inaccurate, headline on its cover, “Why Israel Doesn’t Care About Peace.” We said this at the time that provocative issue came out, ...
The case for same-sex marriage — a civil right
by Menachem Z. Rosensaft
May 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — Let’s assume for a moment that a presidential candidate of either party had come out against interracial marriage.  How many of us would be inclined to vote for him or her? Until 1967, w...
Two rabbis, two visions for the Jewish future
by Abby W. Schachter
May 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Two rabbis came to town recently with starkly different answers to a serious question: How can we secure the Jewish future? Both speakers were persuasive, both were intelligent and articulate, and,...
Doyle’s appearance lauded
May 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Our coverage of U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle’s appearance at the May 14 J Street program at the Jewish Community Center overshadowed the event for some members of the community, an occurrence we regret as ...
Tav HaYosher ethical seal uses carrot approach for acceptance
by Shmuly Yanklowitz
Guest Columnist
May 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
On the morning of May 12, 2008, dozens of federal agents descended on the small town of Postville, Iowa, for the largest workplace immigration raid in American history. At the Agriprocessors kosher...
On Mother's Day, our women of valor
by Gary Rosenblatt
May 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — Rare is the Jewish woman who is not praised as an Ayshet Chayil, a woman of valor, though too often it comes at her funeral, when she is not around to hear the rabbi intone from the Book...
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...