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Trump Gets Schlonged
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John Darkow, Columbia Daily Tribune, Missouri
Trump Gets Schlonged
John Darkow, Columbia Daily Tribune, Missouri
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Huuuuge Loser
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Steve Sack, The Minneapolis Star Tribune
Huuuuge Loser
Steve Sack, The Minneapolis Star Tribune
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editorial
Obama's regret
In his final State of the Union address last week, President Barack Obama reminded the country that optimism and hope are the tried-and-true American responses to hard times and to demagogues. Alth...
Jan 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Balance of rights
In announcing executive action to reduce gun violence across the nation last week, President Barack Obama called for balancing Second Amendment gun rights with other liberties. As he did so, he rec...
Jan 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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No reason to spy
One of the many surprising revelations made by Edward Snowden in 2013 was that the National Security Agency was tapping the phone conversations of world leaders, most famously German Chancellor Ang...
Jan 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Take Iran’s provocations seriously
In reaching a nuclear agreement with Iran last summer, the United States knew that it was not dealing with a friendly country. It was clear that Iran is governed by a revolutionary, hegemonic regim...
Dec 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Progress in the absence of peace
In an op-ed in The Washington Post last week, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin outlined a kinder, gentler right-wing approach to the Palestinians living under Israeli control that would focus on imp...
Dec 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Iran’s effort to build a bomb
Throughout its negotiations over an agreement to restrict its nuclear development program in exchange for economic sanctions relief, Iran insisted that its historic nuclear activities were for peac...
Dec 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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opinion
Why are we still competing? We are in this together
Big news this past week. A new collaborative umbrella organization for Jewish Day Schools has been created that will bring five existing organizations together under one united banner. This new ent...
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eating out Jewishly ... and celebrating life itself
Last week, after Shabbat ended, my wife and I went out with friends to eat in a downtown Jerusalem restaurant. I didn’t regard it as a particularly patriotic act. It didn’t even occur to me that so...
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Compassion, it seems, has its limits even in Sweden.
European liberal left blames victims, leaves Europe in decay Recent incidents highlighted the dangerously failed European left-wing politics that has draped itself in the false cloak of morality an...
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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My son is majoring in musical theater
It is winter, which means my high school senior is in the thick of the college application process. Like the hundreds of thousands of other American mothers in my shoes, most conversations I find m...
Jan 27, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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A day school umbrella
On many levels, Jewish day schools are flourishing in the United States. Notwithstanding our nation’s many good public school systems, high-quality private school opportunities and a history of int...
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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The true spirit of what it means to be an American
 This letter is in response to Morton A. Klein’s Dec. 24 Chronicle Opinion piece, “Don’t endanger Americans by bringing in Syrian Muslims.” Klein is national president of the Zionist Organization o...
Jan 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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The anti-Israel trend you’ve never heard of
If you want to understand why the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement gained so much ground in the past two years, look no further than intersectionality, the study of related systems ...
Jan 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Archives
The demography of fear
by Rabbi Donniel Hartman, Guest Columnist
Jul 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
JERUSALEM  — The Jewish people have perfected a new weapon in our crisis arsenal, a weapon guaranteed to marshal the prerequisite quota of fear and concern needed to fuel Jewish communal life — dem...
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...