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Another witch hunt?
The choice of Canadian law professor William Schabas, 63, as chairman of a U.N. human rights panel to investigate violations in the Gaza war does not inspire confidence that the group’s processes o...
Aug 21, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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We’ve seen this before
The scourge of anti-Semitism is rearing its ugly head in Europe. And a troubling number of people aren’t even pretending anymore. Gone are the days of the false explanation that “I’m not anti-Semit...
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Support for our beleaguered Israeli family
We are all glued to news sources for information about Israel’s ongoing Gaza war. While there is some sense of déjà vu in the daily reports of the conflict — reminding us of a similar war fewer tha...
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shame in the House of Israel
Coming as it did on the heels of the discovery of the bodies of three Israeli teens, the murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir, a 16-year-old Palestinian, was assumed to be an act of revenge. Whether the s...
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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With friends like these …
What’s with the Presbyterians? On the one hand, The Presbyterian Church (USA) says it loves its “Jewish sisters and brothers” and believes in interfaith dialogue; and its member churches frequently...
Jun 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Young Jews, peace process rejected in J Street vote
We are a generation that is more progressive and more critical of Israel than our parents.
May 21, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community leaders reflect on the challenges ahead for Israel, the Palestinians and the United States.
Editor’s Note To coincide with the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and the end of Israel’s recent war­ in Gaza, The Jewish Chronicle solicited views from a diverse sampling of leade...
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Abandoned by the Democratic Party? Fight back
“We are a people without a party. We are abandoned” said the woman next to me, as we waited for the recitation of Lamentations, the annual commemoration of the saddest day of the Jewish calendar ma...
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Being Jewish in France today
“Wie Gott in Frankreich leben”—“living like God in France”—was a popular Yiddish saying among Ashkenazi Jews for a long time. It suggested a certain fascination with France, implying that Jews livi...
Aug 01, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Finding equality in a Jerusalem bomb shelter
When the siren sounded, the Rolling Stones’ tortured 1969 track “Gimme Shelter” popped into my head, oddly enough. That haunting song offered a stunning reminder of the endless horrors of war, reaw...
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Madeleine Albright still pressuring Israel after all these years
It’s been 22 years since Madeleine Albright was a foreign policy adviser to President Jimmy Carter, 17 years since she was America’s ambassador to the United Nations and 13 since she was secretary ...
Aug 01, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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First lesson of war: Maintain the blockade
During the first 24 hours of the Gaza war, Palestinian terrorists fired more than 200 rockets into Israel. Yet only one Israeli was wounded, and none were killed. How is that possible? When Israel ...
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Abbas, Auschwitz and Palestinian strategy
It was often remarked that the late Palestine Liberation Organization leader Yasser Arafat would sound moderate when speaking in English and utterly intransigent when speaking in Arabic. Much of th...
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ex-Pittsburgh rabbi ‘thrilled’ by Israeli demonstrations
by Rabbi Ezra Ende
Guest Columnist
Aug 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
JERUSALEM — About a month ago I heard on the radio that a group of students decided to pitch a tent on Tel Aviv’s Rothschild Boulevard (the choice of the site sounds admittedly ironic) in order to ...
Israel hater could be Egypt’s next president
by Gary Rosenblatt
Aug 18, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — Need something new to worry about the Mideast these days? Consider that the candidate emerging as the likely next president of Egypt is one of Israel’s fiercest critics — and that seems ...
Downgrade S&P et al
Aug 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
If Standard & Poor’s hadn’t dropped its rating for U.S. loan guarantees to Israel at about the same time it downgraded the U.S. credit rating from AAA to AA+, we wouldn’t have tackled the S&P story...
Kiddush clubs are becoming a destructive force
by Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz
Guest Columnist
Aug 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
A number of years back, I attended a kiddush club gathering in the basement of a synagogue. Right when the haftara reading began, about eight or nine older men snuck out the back and in a small dar...
Anti-boycott law is democratic and fair
by Avraham Anouchi
Guest Columnist
Aug 11, 2011 | 3 3 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
I respect others with different opinions and listen to their arguments. I even invited a J Street member to try convincing me that my views are wrong. But I know I am right on the subject of the an...
Israel’s Arab Spring?
by Joel Rubin
Aug 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — Israel is becoming more Middle Eastern every day. The country that just experienced a public panic over the price of cottage cheese is now in the midst of massive “tent city” street pr...
Who cares about Israel?
Aug 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Don’t let the headline fool you. We care about Israel. And if you are reading this editorial, you probably do, too. But we’ve noticed something disconcerting at recent political events dealing with...
Judaism is more than ‘tikkun olam’
by Joel Alperson
Guest Columnist
Aug 03, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
OMAHA, Neb. — At least a portion of my hometown of Omaha, Neb., may well be under water in the coming days. Pumps are in place at various locations, including at a nuclear power plant located not f...
‘Innovationists’ also must make changes
by Matthew Ackerman
Guest Columnist
Aug 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — The Austrian economist Joseph Schumpeter argued famously that the forces of “creative destruction” unleashed by capitalist economies were largely positive, as they favored the best innov...
Turkish pols, army chiefs lock horns over Israel
by Jay Bushinsky
Aug 03, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
JERUSALEM— The widening rift between Turkey’s Islamic-oriented government and its secularist armed forces is liable to undermine diplomatic efforts to end Ankara’s strained relations with Israel. T...