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Adam Zyglis, The Buffalo News
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Adam Zyglis, The Buffalo News
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Christie's Inflategate
John Cole, The Scranton Times-Tribune
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Netanyahu’s new government
Despite being a coalition comprised of the “right” and the “religious,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s fourth government, which was scheduled to be voted in on Wednesday, does not appear to be...
May 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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The hope of Ethiopian-Israelis
It would be a mistake to try to draw too many comparisons between Sunday’s protest in Tel Aviv by Ethiopian-Israelis and the upheavals resulting from the line of demonstrations stretching from Ferg...
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Unique Death
Each of the recent well-publicized and widely condemned deaths of young black men at the hands of police, beginning last August with the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., has its unique ci...
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reasonable people can agree
Last week, in a spirit of political compromise that has been in short supply for the past several years, the Obama administration and senators from both parties agreed to an oversight role for Cong...
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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A real Palestinian tragedy
The news of the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp — like almost all news out of Syria — is grim. The camp, on the southern edge of Damascus, is under siege by both the Islamic State, which began dec...
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Now for the hard part
The broad outlines of a deal on Iran’s nuclear program, reached by international negotiators last week, offers both hope and concern about whether Tehran’s ambitions can be constrained in exchange ...
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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opinion
Return the Talmud’s confrontational voice to Judaism
The very idea of identifying religious faithfulness with a commitment to critically engaging and bravely confronting one’s religion’s sources of authority runs afoul of what might well be termed th...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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My message to the man who attacked me at the Kotel
On a sunny morning last month, I was swept into the women’s section of the Western Wall in Jerusalem in a flurry of aggression directed at the Women of the Wall, the Israeli group fighting for wome...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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An open letter to top Presbyterian theologian
To David Esterline, incoming president of the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary: First, congratulations on your appointment, as reported in The Jewish Chronicle. I wish you all success in your new en...
May 14, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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March of the Living retraces journey from death to freedom in Israel
This year, I had the honor of attending March of the Living, a journey to Poland to see the concentration camps, participate in Yom Hashoah services and then march with approximately 13,000 other p...
May 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Courting Adelson is not Jewish outreach
This past weekend, a collection of GOP presidential candidates arrived in Las Vegas for a meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition. But don’t allow yourself to be fooled into thinking that these ...
May 06, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why more American Jews are voting Republican
America has good allies all around the world, but there is no greater ally than Israel, a beacon of democracy, freedom and liberty in a part of the world filled with darkness. However, the Obama ad...
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Balancing friendships: India’s ties with Israel remain strong, but Iran is not far behind
Russian Ambassador Alexander Kadakin is a popular figure in Delhi’s diplomatic community. Famous for his long stint in India and specialist knowledge of South Asia, Kadakin draws attention in parti...
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Archives
Lesson from Atlanta      
Feb 02, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Last week’s announcement that the owner and publisher of the Atlanta Jewish Times, Andrew Adler, has resigned and is seeking a buyer following a Jan. 13 column he wrote speculating that Israel woul...
In defense of 15-year-olds shooting M-16s  
by Renee Ghert-Zand
Guest Columnist
Jan 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
More and more frequently, I am confronted with alarming examples of the growing chasm between Israeli Jews and American Jews. Sometimes it is the Israeli misperception of American Jewish life that ...
Slings and arrows      
Jan 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The essay by Winchester Thurston junior Jesse Lieberfeld, which decries Judaism as a once-wonderful religion while lopsidedly trashing Israel as the oppressor in its standoff with the Palestinians,...
Israel’s ’74 pact with Syria shows we can deal with Iran  
by Joel Rubin
Jan 19, 2012 | 4 4 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — In 1974, Israel struck a security deal with Syria that is still in effect today.  The West should seek to do the same with Iran in 2012. When the subject of diplomacy with Iran comes u...
Message to my people: We are all in this together
by Abby Wisse Schachter
Jan 19, 2012 | 3 3 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
“In 50 years, Israel will be like Iran,” an Israeli friend wrote to me when she forwarded the video of 8-year-old Naama Margolese and the harassment she’s endured at the hands of some Haredi Jews i...
A time for truth: Why we need another Durban conference
by Dexter Van Zile
Guest Columnist
Jan 19, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — It is time for another Durban Conference. No, I’m not asking for a repeat of the U.N.-sponsored festival of Jew-hatred that took place in South Africa in 2001. The last thing we need i...
Haredi should act      
Jan 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
(Editor’s note: Since the publication of this editorial, the Chronicle has become aware of a Jan. 5 letter by Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, the spiritual leader of the ultra-Orthodox Shas party in Israel, th...
Fight with Haredi a civil war no one wants
by Erica Brown
Guest Columnist
Jan 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
I saw the recent photos of ultra-Orthodox Jews sending their children to a demonstration wearing yellow stars. We all saw those photos. I opened the New York Times with a silent prayer: “God, pleas...
Haredim who desecrate Shoa have no place in civilized society  
by Menachem Z. Rosensaft
Jan 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — The abhorrent rally in Jerusalem’s Shabbat Square on Dec. 31, 2011, featuring Haredim wearing yellow stars and simulated concentration camp uniforms brings to mind Walt Kelly’s observati...
Lew was a wise choice      
Jan 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
We’re under no illusions about President Barack Obama’s appointment of Jacob “Jack” Lew to be the next White House Chief of Staff. Lew, 56, is an Orthodox Jew, a voting bloc that trends conservativ...