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Trump Gets Schlonged
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John Darkow, Columbia Daily Tribune, Missouri
Trump Gets Schlonged
John Darkow, Columbia Daily Tribune, Missouri
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Huuuuge Loser
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Steve Sack, The Minneapolis Star Tribune
Huuuuge Loser
Steve Sack, The Minneapolis Star Tribune
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editorial
Obama's regret
In his final State of the Union address last week, President Barack Obama reminded the country that optimism and hope are the tried-and-true American responses to hard times and to demagogues. Alth...
Jan 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Balance of rights
In announcing executive action to reduce gun violence across the nation last week, President Barack Obama called for balancing Second Amendment gun rights with other liberties. As he did so, he rec...
Jan 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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No reason to spy
One of the many surprising revelations made by Edward Snowden in 2013 was that the National Security Agency was tapping the phone conversations of world leaders, most famously German Chancellor Ang...
Jan 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Take Iran’s provocations seriously
In reaching a nuclear agreement with Iran last summer, the United States knew that it was not dealing with a friendly country. It was clear that Iran is governed by a revolutionary, hegemonic regim...
Dec 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Progress in the absence of peace
In an op-ed in The Washington Post last week, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin outlined a kinder, gentler right-wing approach to the Palestinians living under Israeli control that would focus on imp...
Dec 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Iran’s effort to build a bomb
Throughout its negotiations over an agreement to restrict its nuclear development program in exchange for economic sanctions relief, Iran insisted that its historic nuclear activities were for peac...
Dec 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why are we still competing? We are in this together
Big news this past week. A new collaborative umbrella organization for Jewish Day Schools has been created that will bring five existing organizations together under one united banner. This new ent...
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eating out Jewishly ... and celebrating life itself
Last week, after Shabbat ended, my wife and I went out with friends to eat in a downtown Jerusalem restaurant. I didn’t regard it as a particularly patriotic act. It didn’t even occur to me that so...
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Compassion, it seems, has its limits even in Sweden.
European liberal left blames victims, leaves Europe in decay Recent incidents highlighted the dangerously failed European left-wing politics that has draped itself in the false cloak of morality an...
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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My son is majoring in musical theater
It is winter, which means my high school senior is in the thick of the college application process. Like the hundreds of thousands of other American mothers in my shoes, most conversations I find m...
Jan 27, 2016 | 4 4 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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A day school umbrella
On many levels, Jewish day schools are flourishing in the United States. Notwithstanding our nation’s many good public school systems, high-quality private school opportunities and a history of int...
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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The true spirit of what it means to be an American
 This letter is in response to Morton A. Klein’s Dec. 24 Chronicle Opinion piece, “Don’t endanger Americans by bringing in Syrian Muslims.” Klein is national president of the Zionist Organization o...
Jan 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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The anti-Israel trend you’ve never heard of
If you want to understand why the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement gained so much ground in the past two years, look no further than intersectionality, the study of related systems ...
Jan 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Archives
The Avenue: A community of a thousand stories
by Eric Lidji
Guest Columnist
Jun 22, 2012 | 6 6 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
In 1879, the great wave of immigration lifted a Jewish man from Suwalki, Poland, and deposited him in Pittsburgh. With few other career options available, he peddled along the streets of a smoky ci...
Kissinger and human rights: Why is Israel honoring him?
by Menachem Z Rosensaft
Jun 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
 NEW YORK – Human rights, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton declared in a speech before the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on Dec. 6, 2011, “are the birthright of all people.  It do...
Mega Mission
Jun 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
As you read this, 290 Jewish Pittsburghers will be on the ground in the land of Israel, ready to begin the historic Centennial Mega Mission, which the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh launch...
Raining on the parade
by Gary Rosenblatt
Jun 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — To be clear: I have been a big booster of the Celebrate Israel parade, personally and professionally, for many years, and once again felt a real sense of pride on Sunday, June 3, afterno...
‘Polish Death Camps’ uproar an unwarranted outrage
by Menachem Z. Rosensaft
Jun 15, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — Any objective observers reading of the Polish prime minister’s and foreign minister’s overreactions to an innocent phraseological error — and that is all it was — by President Obama coul...
The Kafka case
Jun 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s the kind of story Franz Kafka would have written, and ironically enough, he is at the center of it. A three-year-old court case in Israel over the ownership of Kafka’s papers, which may or may...
‘Unmasked’ a clarion call to Jewish world, filmmaker says
by Lee Chottiner
Executive Editor
Jun 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
“Unmasked: Judeophobia and the Threat to Civilization,” which the Zionist Organization of America-Pittsburgh District will screen, Monday, June 11, 7 p.m., at the Jewish Community Center of Greater...
President Obama is a friend of Israel
by Menachem Z. Rosensaft
Jun 08, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — The Obama administration’s actual record is far more instructive than politically inspired rhetoric in providing guidance in this year’s presidential election campaign. It is clear that ...
Breakthrough
Jun 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Rabbi Miri Gold was understandably excited by the news of her new pay grade, and for good reason. It’s not every day a non-Orthodox rabbi in Israel gets paid by the government. In fact, it’s never ...
Negotiations with Iran will require compromise
by Joel Rubin
Jun 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — As negotiations aimed at controlling Iran’s nuclear program continue and all sides report serious and productive discussions, two things are crystal clear. First, America’s national se...