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the more things change the more they stay the same
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Bill Schorr, Cagle Cartoons
the more things change the more they stay the same
Bill Schorr, Cagle Cartoons
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Hillary Has A Primary Opponent
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John Darkow, Columbia Daily Tribune, Missouri
Hillary Has A Primary Opponent
John Darkow, Columbia Daily Tribune, Missouri
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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 | 14 14 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 | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Troubling anti-Semitism at UCLA
Rachel Beyda is a UCLA sophomore who recently sought a seat on the judicial board of the school’s Undergraduate Students Association Council. During questioning by the Council on her application, f...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Answering Netanyahu
Now that some of the political dust has settled over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress, we join those who have tried to focus on what he actually said and whether the ...
Mar 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Confirming our fears
The results of a new Pew Research Center study finding that global harassment of Jews has reached a seven-year high didn’t come as much of a surprise. With attacks against Jews in Paris and Copenha...
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Icon makes political statement
Elie Wiesel has taken out full-page ads in The Washington Post and The New York Times in support of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to address both houses of Congress. In the ads, ...
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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opinion
So much more than a name
I was named after my grandfather, Saul Young. This is his story, but it does not have a happy ending. Saul Young was born in 1895 in Lithuania, then a part of Russia. In the early 20th century, ten...
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Post-election reality sets in
The celebration that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is enjoying (“On Election Day in Israel, change comes as decisive victory,” March 19) over having achieved what was until Election Day...
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Netanyahu’s victory
In last week’s election, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defied polls, surprised pundits and confounded expectations by pulling off a clear victory. We congratulate him as he negotiates a...
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hillel, we are not your tools but your partners
When Eric Fingerhut¸ Hillel Inter-national president, announced his decision to withdraw a commitment to speak to more than 1,000 students at the upcoming J Street National Conference, he expressed...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Times gets it wrong on Jewish National Fund and Bedouin Arabs
In a March 1 op-ed for The New York Times, “The Two Israels,” Nicholas Kristof made a rather broad accusation stating that Jewish National Fund plants forests on land owned by Bedouin Arabs. Unfort...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jewish Voice for Peace whitewashes anti-Semitism in the anti-Israel movement
Why is a self-styled “Jewish organization” collaborating with rabid anti-Israel campaigners, including anti-Semites? This is a question that Oakland, Calif.-based Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) shoul...
Mar 12, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Painful words and the abuse that comes with them
“Sticks and stones will break your bones, but words will never hurt you.” Most, if not all, of The Jewish Chronicle’s readership are familiar with the saying and that its philosophy has served gene...
Mar 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arens’ book sheds new light on Warsaw Ghetto defenders  
by Jay Bushinsky
Dec 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
JERUSALEM — The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising was one of the turning points of World War II.  It was the first armed revolt by European civilians subjected to the brutality of Nazi Germany’s occupation.  ...
Take Golan off the table  
Dec 01, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
This has been a bad month for Syria’s ruthless dictator, Bashir al-Assad. Maybe Assad thought he could get away with a brutal crackdown on his own people. After all, his father, the equally authori...
Buttlerfly at rush hour leaves environmental wake-up call
by Joy Braunstein
Guest Columnist
Dec 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Last week I saw the most remarkable thing while sitting in traffic on Smithfield Street (don’t worry, I drive a Prius so my idling in traffic has less impact on our air quality than most vehicles c...
Judge Romney on policies, not faith  
by Menachem Z. Rosensaft
Nov 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — On Dec. 17, 1862, General Ulysses S. Grant issued General Order No. 11 expelling “Jews, as a class” from large parts of Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee “within twenty-four hours.” A ...
Attack on Iran won’t be easy
Nov 23, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Iran’s nuclear program has been much in the news these past 10 days. First came a report from the United Nation’s International Atomic Energy Agency, which is the closest thing yet to smoking gun e...
Penn State and the sins of Sodom
by Rabbi Paul Tuchman, Temple B’nai Israel, White Oak
Guest Columnist
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
By coincidence, the week that the tide of scandal overwhelmed Penn State was the same week whose Torah portion described the destruction of the cities of Sodom and Gomora. We read that the sins of ...
Shocked by a child sexual abuse case in Happy Valley? Why not?
by Rochelle Sufrin
Guest Columnist
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
The story of our children — our communities’ most vulnerable members, being abused sexually or otherwise, by someone they trusted, someone with intrinsic power and control over them, is not new. Th...
Why does Congress want to make us blind in Iran?
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — As the world ratchets up pressure on Iran because of its nuclear activities, there’s one key international organization that deserves most of the credit for showing us what Iran is — a...
Honor thy children
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
One of our readers recently approached a member of our staff and asked a question that is well beyond our collective pay grades: Does Judaism teach us to honor our children? OK, we’re journalists, ...
Two-state solution unrealistic; one-state solution isn’t
by Jay Bushinsky
Nov 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
JERUSALEM — It took a truly open mind as well as journalistic courage for a mainstream Israeli newspaper to publish an editorial calling for a single-state solution to the dispute with the Palestin...