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Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle
Hillary Drones Bill
Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle

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Sean Delonas, CagleCartoons.com

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Is Caesar the answer?
The Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act is a bi-partisan bill designed to sanction the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad for mass murder and crimes against humanity. The bill would also sanction en...
Oct 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shalom, Shimon Peres
A cartoon by Israeli Amos Biderman making the rounds last week showed Shimon Peres climbing the steps to heaven. Waiting to greet him, wearing robes, wings and haloes, are three former prime minist...
Oct 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barack and Bibi: The finale
President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hit all the right notes in their public comments before their 35-minute meeting in New York last week during the United Nations ...
Sep 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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J Street crosses the line
Should American groups that support those living in the West Bank lose their tax-exempt status because the support fosters the entrenchment of Israeli settlements and is contrary to formal American...
Sep 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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A setback in space
The Israeli Amos 6 communications satellite that was destroyed in an explosion on the launch pad last week was reputed to be the country’s most advanced. But what Israel — and the world — lost duri...
Sep 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tempest in a swimsuit
Jewish publications are not known for their swimsuit issues, let alone swimsuit editorials. But the tussle over the burkini in France is fit for commentary because it exposes yet another misfire ai...
Sep 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Toomey has earned the support of Pennsylvania voters
As most of the readers of the The Jewish Chronicle know, this is one of the nastiest, angriest and most expensive elections in Pennsylvania history, and it will get worse before Election Day. It al...
Oct 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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McGinty the choice for Jews, the middle class and national security
This time of year is special for me and my family — and the entire Jewish community. The High Holidays are a time for all of us to gather together with friends and loved ones, reflect on the year t...
Oct 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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The voice of Republican Jews remains silent on presidential race
Jewish donors are overwhelmingly supporting former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton this election season. That comes as no surprise given that President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov....
Oct 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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I’m grateful for kehilla insurance
Now that I’ve had some time to reflect on my years of captivity in Cuba, I’m starting to feel settled into my new life in freedom and much more interested in the coming five years than in the five ...
Oct 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why banning the burkini is possible in France
Every society is, in large part, the product of its history. France is no exception. In analyzing the widespread attempt by French municipalities to ban the full-body female swimsuit known as the b...
Oct 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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OU’s new women’s commission: Sadly, more of the same
The Orthodox Union has chosen a group of seven rabbis for the purpose of providing, according to the OU, “guidance regarding the ordination of women and related issues such as the broadest spectrum...
Oct 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hillary Clinton has the temperament, experience and judgment to be commander-in-chief
I support Hillary Clinton for president because I have seen her work up close — as first lady, senator from New York and secretary of state. She has the temperament, experience and judgment to be c...
Sep 28, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Art education without ethics does students a disservice
by Ben Schachter, Guest Columnist
May 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Bishop David Zubik of Pittsburgh was not pleased. During the Antigravity Parade at Carnegie Mellon University this year, a student participated wearing a pontifical shaped crown and barely anything...
Futurist believes Israel’s leaders could overstep their limits
by Gary Rosenblatt
May 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — David Passig, a professor at Bar-Ilan University, is the first to admit that he is neither a prophet nor a seer. Still, his job is to predict the future, based on the new academic discip...
More than one way to be Jewish
May 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
The recent hiring of Dan Marcus to be the next executive director and CEO of the Hillel Jewish University Center is welcomed news by many in this community. Marcus, after all, is a known commodity ...
Bayer should address Shoa in sesquicentennial year
by Lee Chottiner, Executive Editor
May 17, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s nearly 70 years since the end of World War II and much has changed in Germany, but one of the most notable changes there has been resurrection of its Jewish community. Today, more than 200,000...
Syria, Iran and the red lines trap
by Joel Rubin
May 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — In foreign policy, “red lines,” or public statements of policy boundaries, are often set by one nation to make it clear to another that, if the red line is breached, there will be cons...
Here’s a safe place
May 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
As he spoke last Monday at Rodef Shalom Congregation about civil discourse, Ethan Felson, vice president and general counsel of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, lamented the case of … Peter B...
Right to act
May 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
After four decades of relative calm, Israel’s northern border with Syria is heating up — fast. Several minor border incursions have been reported in recent months that are directly related to the c...
Overlooking Jewish genetics a missed opportunity
by Abby W. Schachter
May 10, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
You care about the Jewish people, right? If so, a major concern should be the health and welfare of the people, no? One fundamental way of keeping the Jewish people whole, healthy and well is to un...
Parade of liberators jogs survivor’s own memory of freedom, and enslavement
by Moshe Baran, Guest Columnist
May 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum celebrated its 20th anniversary April 28. I was there to attend a salute to the veterans of World War II and Holocaust survivors — a gathering of more than 4,000 ...
In rebuttal: Lawmaker defends opposition to new abortion regs
by State Rep. Dan Frankel, Guest Columnist
May 03, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
In her column last week, “Regulation-happy PA ignores murder factory,” Abby W. Schachter placed me on the stand with Dr. Kermit Gosnell, who is currently being tried for murder in Philadelphia. Her...