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Women On The Money <br>
Randall Enos, Cagle Cartoons
Women On The Money
Randall Enos, Cagle Cartoons
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Joep Bertrams, The Netherlands
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Joep Bertrams, The Netherlands
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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 | 17 17 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 | 27 27 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 | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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What is our Iran policy?
Supposedly the nuclear negotiations between Iran and the network of nations led by the United States are not linked to changing Iran’s non-nuclear behavior. And yet, there are troubling signs that ...
Apr 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrate freedom with fair trade chocolate
There have been a few movies that affected me so deeply that I couldn’t move afterwards, their impact so deep that I knew a new journey was opening for me. One of those was “The Dark Side of Chocol...
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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opinion
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 | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why doesn’t the world care about Palestinian refugees in Syria?
It’s happening again — Palestinian refugees are caught between warring factions in the Middle East, and the world is reacting too slowly to their plight. In earlier times, Palestinian refugees foun...
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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What’s wrong with March of the Living
The evening before we visited Auschwitz, over pizza with a group of young people in Oswiecim, the town on whose outskirts lies that infamous symbol, one of my students approached me with tears in h...
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why Iranian recognition of Israel’s right to exist is needed
Why is Israel urging that Iran should be required to recognize the Jewish state's right to exist as part of a nuclear deal? For the exact same reason that Yitzhak Rabin insisted on Palestinian reco...
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Want to stop Iran’s nukes? Use less oil
With the conclusion of a framework agreement over Iran’s nuclear agreement, many remain profoundly unsure whether the deal will successfully prevent Tehran’s acquisition of a nuclear weapon. Under ...
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Iran nuclear nightmare: Framework represents capitulation­
After more than 20 years of sanctions against Iran concerning its illicit nuclear program, President Barack Obama has not only precipitously squandered the international community’s economic levera...
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Philanthropist Art Jaffe lived life to the fullest
“He was a Renaissance Man.” That’s what Howard Rieger, former CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh said about Arthur Jaffe, who died recently in Florida at the age of 93. Much was mad...
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Archives
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...
Are Jews better off today than a year ago?  
by Gary Rosenblatt
Jan 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — If you’re an optimist and were asked to name three of the most significant Jewish events of the past 12 months, you might cite the release and emotional homecoming of Gilad Shalit after ...
Israel not isolated despite gloom and doom reports  
by Danny Brode
Guest Columnist
Jan 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
TEL AVIV — Despite incessant claims of Israel’s isolation from the political opposition, media pundits and U.S. officials, the level of the Jewish state’s bilateral relations with crucial players i...
A good year for energy independence      
Jan 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Looking back, 2011 is shaping up to be a good year for energy independence — and consequently a bad year for the enemies of Israel and the United States. NPR reported last week that for the first t...
Haredi Jews pose serious challenges for Israelis  
by Jay Bushinsky
Dec 30, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
JERUSALEM — In Israel they are known as people who are “in awe” of the Holy One Blessed Be He.  The Hebrew name for that category of ultra-Orthodox Jews is Haredim.  Most of them live in homogeneou...
Religious conflict getting out of hand      
Dec 30, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Here’s another example of how attacks in Israel by Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) Jews on women’s rights (and safety) are getting bizarrely out of hand: Not even little girls are safe. The Israeli media r...
What Hitchens and Havel shared — Chomsky’s wrath  
by Seth J. Frantzman
Guest Columnist
Dec 30, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
JERUSALEM — Christopher Hitchens, the acerbic critic, and Vaclav Havel, the Czech president, had one odd thing in common — besides passing away in the same week. They both ran afoul of Noam Chomsky...
Obama’s smart red lines on Iran  
by Joel Rubin
Dec 23, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — The warmongers are back, and this time they’re training their gun sights on Iran. Just check out the Republican presidential debates, where almost all of the candidates cavalierly call...
Why should we care about our candidates’ religious views?  
by Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz
Guest Columnist
Dec 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
LOS ANGELES — As the Presidential race progresses, once again the role of religion in politics has re-emerged as a common tension that cannot be dismissed. American Jews have often feared bringing ...
An uncomfortable question      
Dec 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Can Jews be terrorists? Apparently, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu doesn’t think so; at least, not last week when, in response to recent attacks on Israeli soldiers by settlers on the We...