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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
on your marks
Joep Bertrams, The Netherlands
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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 | 14 14 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 | 24 24 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 | 35 35 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 | 47 47 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 | 46 46 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 | 45 45 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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...
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Educational integration: Time to set an example for Israeli children
The unfortunate truth is that Israeli society is still afraid of people with disabilities.  I say “still,” because in 1988, Israel passed “Chok HaShiluv,” an integration law to provide special need...
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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If you marry a Jew, you’re one of us
Millennia ago, before rabbis existed or conversion was invented, thousands who were not born Jewish became part of the Jewish community through a very simple act: They married a Jew. Sarah was the ...
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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BDS conference showcases diverse pro-Israel strategies
I was privileged to attend and participate in a recent conference organized by StandWithUs in Los Angeles, entitled “Combating the Boycott Movement Against Israel — Understanding the BDS Movement’s...
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Restarting U.S.-Israel relationship also depends on Palestinians
As someone who was critical of several steps by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the campaign leading up to his reelection, particularly his decision to address Congress and his sta...
Apr 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Egyptian opportunity
Oct 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Let’s be frank; last week’s prisoner swap, which set free Israeli army Sgt. Gilad Shalit in exchange for more than 1,000 prison-hardened Palestinians will not create an opportunity for peace. That,...
Library had options other than tax hike
by Abby Wisse Schachter
Oct 27, 2011 | 15 15 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
When the librarian visits my daughter’s day care in Squirrel Hill she comes to read stories and sometimes put on a puppet show. After the visit she usually leaves behind a note for the parents desc...
A declaration of interdependence
by Gary Rosenblatt
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — Two years into making a full-length documentary, which had its New York premiere last Saturday, filmmaker Tiffany Shlain realized what was missing. “I watched all the footage” for the pr...
The Wagner problem in Israel: It’s not about Wagner
by Seth J. Frantzman
Guest Columnist
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Roberto Paternostro, conductor of the Israel Chamber Orchestra, is proud that he brought his orchestra to Bayreuth, the cult festival devoted to Richard Wagner that is still run by the Wagner clan ...
A Palestinian state should be the result of negotiations
by Mervyn Danker
Guest Columnist
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
SAN FRANCISCO — To establish its independence, Israel had to win a war against the combined might of the Arab nations in 1948. The Arab failure to destroy the nascent Jewish state became known, in ...
It’s not over
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Israeli army Sgt. Gilad Shalit’s release after more than five years as a hostage of Hamas came as joyful news to Jews the world over, even more so to the Shalit family, which has been dwelling in a...
Where’s the traditional food of Sukkot?
by Rabbi Eli Seidman
Guest Columnist
Oct 12, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Every Jewish holiday has a food that is identified with it, apart from Sukkot. Rosh Hashana has apples and honey. Chanuka has latkes. There’s hamantaschen for Purim; we eat matza for Pesach and bli...
Evoking my father’s defiant Zionist spirit on his yahrzeit
by Menachem Z. Rosensaft
Oct 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — Addressing the United Nations General Assembly last month, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas declared that he had come “from the Holy Land, the land of Palestine, the land of...
Mosque attack
Oct 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Jews in Israel and worldwide can be proud of the community’s quick and active condemnation of last week’s attack on a mosque in the Galilean city of Tuba-Zangariyye. But it’s not enough. As you kno...
Bridging the Israel-Diaspora gap is more vital than ever
by Avi Dichter
Guest Columnist
Oct 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Ashkelon, Israel — Turkey, long one of Israel’s more stable and supportive partners in the region, expelled Israel’s ambassador. In Egypt, a peaceful partner to Israel since the two nations signed ...