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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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editorial
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 | 17 17 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 | 27 27 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 | 38 38 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 | 50 50 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 | 49 49 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 | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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opinion
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 | 9 9 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 | 9 9 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 | 9 9 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 | 4 4 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 | 22 22 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...
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Archives
Housing construction a question of bad timing for Israel
by Jay Bushinsky
Oct 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
JERUSALEM — Good timing obviously is not one of the Israeli government’s attributes. Immediately after the so-called Quartet (the United States, United Nations, European Union and Russia) called fo...
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...