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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 | 16 16 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 | 15 15 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 | 15 15 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 | 24 24 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 | 35 35 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 | 40 40 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 | 6 6 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 | 5 5 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 | 5 5 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 | 15 15 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 | 16 16 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 | 30 30 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 | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Archives
Saudi women, Israeli women both need social change
by Elana Maryles Sztokman
Guest Columnist
Oct 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The news that Saudi women will soon be given the right to vote — if the year 2015 is considered “soon” — is being hailed around the world as remarkable. The BBC called it “groundbreaking,” the Whit...
The Jewish perception of tattoos: A fair prejudice?
by Randy Shmuly Yanklowitz
Guest Columnist
Oct 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
LOS ANGELES — I recently spoke with young former gang members undergoing tattoo removal at Homeboy Industries, a job-training site in L.A. for at-risk and gang involved youth. Their tattoos serve a...
Ed Koch: Obama’s new ally
Oct 06, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The new poll by the American Jewish Committee, which shows President Barack Obama’s approval rating among Jews slipping to an all-time low of 45 percent, is a wake-up call to the president from a c...
It’s time to stand up to Erdogan
by Jason Epstein
Guest Columnist
Oct 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — When Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressed the United Nations last week, he repeated his demand that the world body “raise the Palestinian flag” without acknowledging that Pale...
Has Israel given up the long fight against human trafficking?
by Kayla Zecher
Guest Columnist
Oct 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
In June of this year, Israel’s police commissioner, Yochanon Danino, announced the dissolution of Sa’ar, a unit that specializes in cases dealing with the exploitation of foreign workers and refuge...
Fulfilling the promise
by Gary Rosenblatt
Oct 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — Walking through the small, neatly kept Congregation Kneseth Israel cemetery in Annapolis, Md., recently was, as usual, a bittersweet experience. Visiting not only my parents’ graves but ...
P.A. campaign in reverse
Sep 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
We were heartened by news this past weekend that Spain, a principal member of the European Union, recognized Israel as the Jewish homeland, just one day after the Palestinian Authority submitted it...
C-JEEP at 10 — what have Jews and Catholics learned?
by Deborah Fidel
Guest Columnist
Sep 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
(Due to an editor’s error, the latest column by Deborah Fidel, regarding C-JEEP, and a letter to the editor by Oren Spiegler, regarding Texas Gov. Rick Perry, were juxtaposed when posted to the web...
World v. Ahmadinejad; Iranian president guilty of incitement
by Menachem Z. Rosensaft
Sep 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
(Due to an editor’s error, the latest column by Menachem Rosensaft, regarding Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and a letter to the editor by Oren Spiegler, regarding Texas Gov. Rick Perry, we...
Will 5772 bring peace to Israel?
Sep 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
OK, maybe not. Egypt and Turkey are downgrading their relations with Israel (Egyptian authorities actually stood by last week while a mob ransacked Israel’s embassy in Cairo — democracy, Egyptian s...