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Obama and Khamenei - The Great Game<br>
Taylor Jones, El Nuevo Dia, Puerto Rico
Obama and Khamenei - The Great Game
Taylor Jones, El Nuevo Dia, Puerto Rico
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editorial
End run around Congress
On July 13, the day before the nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers was reached, the Obama administration began circulating a resolution at the U.N. Security Council calling for the ...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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The all-purpose villain
On Friday, shareholders of two subsidiaries of the Samsung Group, South Korea’s largest family-owned conglomerate, are expected to vote on the merger of these two companies. What raises this story ...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sobering thoughts about BDS
In its annual survey of the Jewish world, the Israel-based think tank Jewish People Policy Institute (JPPI) considered the de-legitimization threat posed against Israel by the boycott, divestment a...
Jul 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Order in the court
It is one of Israel’s paradoxes that, while the country accepts any conversion made abroad for purposes of aliyah, not even many Orthodox conversions made abroad are sufficient to render a future I...
Jul 01, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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One for the ‘nones’
First the good news. The American Jewish population has stabilized in size after decades of decline. That’s the positive glimmer from the recent Pew Research Center survey that found American Chris...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Diane Rehm’s loyalty oath
Public radio host Diane Rehm is known for running a genial, intelligent and well-informed talk show. But during her interview with Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders last week, someth...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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opinion
Congressional Republicans need to take Iran deal seriously
Last week, Secretary of State John Kerry and a team of skilled negotiators achieved a national security miracle: a diplomatic deal that blocks Iran’s path to a nuclear bomb.   This should be a caus...
Jul 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal with Iran: rotten from its very core
It has been two weeks since the signing of the agreement with Iran and we all have had an opportunity to read it closely. The issue at hand is too critical and serious to be debated solely through ...
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Iran agreement is a good deal for America
During the George W. Bush administration, we were told that the United States had to attack Iraq to stop Saddam Hussein from acquiring nuclear weapons. In then-Secretary of State Colin Powell’s inf...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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The four major problems with the Iran deal
Israel has long been concerned that the P5+1 powers would negotiate a bad deal with Iran. But the deal announced last week in Vienna is breathtaking in its concessions to an Iranian regime that is ...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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My rabbi needs legal aid
Following Shabbat services on the day after a Supreme Court majority recognized a constitutional right to same-sex marriage, I asked to the young rabbi of our modern Orthodox congregation: “How wil...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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It’s time to stop demonizing Michael Oren
Michael Oren is my friend. During his nearly five years as Israel’s ambassador to the United States, we’d speak on an almost daily basis. Often those phone calls would come at 3 or 4 a.m., Washingt...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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The hissy fit over Michael Oren
On Nov. 15, 2012, just after Hamas had begun launching hundreds of rockets at Israeli civilians, Israel’s ambassador to the United States, Michael Oren, hosted a dinner party in Washington, honorin...
Jul 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Archives
Infiltrated by CIA spies, Hezbollah takes hits to its prestige, reveals its weaknesses 
by Lee Smith
Guest Columnist
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — In June, Hezbollah announced that it had captured two, perhaps three, CIA spies who had infiltrated its organization. Last week, the story finally made headlines in the U.S. press. Acc...
UNESCO fuels cultural conflict between Israel, Palestinians
by Anav Silverman
Guest Columnist
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
It is a clear blue and busy day in the holy city of Hebron. A small crowd of press gathers around Israeli Minister Yuli Edelstein outside the Tomb of Patriarchs.  A bar mitzva celebration is taking...
The RJC’s misstep  
Dec 08, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
One has to wonder what the Republican Jewish Coalition was thinking when it excluded maverick presidential candidate Ron Paul from its Dec. 7 candidates’ forum while extending invitations to the ot...
Arens’ book sheds new light on Warsaw Ghetto defenders  
by Jay Bushinsky
Dec 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
JERUSALEM — The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising was one of the turning points of World War II.  It was the first armed revolt by European civilians subjected to the brutality of Nazi Germany’s occupation.  ...
Take Golan off the table  
Dec 01, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
This has been a bad month for Syria’s ruthless dictator, Bashir al-Assad. Maybe Assad thought he could get away with a brutal crackdown on his own people. After all, his father, the equally authori...
Buttlerfly at rush hour leaves environmental wake-up call
by Joy Braunstein
Guest Columnist
Dec 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Last week I saw the most remarkable thing while sitting in traffic on Smithfield Street (don’t worry, I drive a Prius so my idling in traffic has less impact on our air quality than most vehicles c...
Judge Romney on policies, not faith  
by Menachem Z. Rosensaft
Nov 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — On Dec. 17, 1862, General Ulysses S. Grant issued General Order No. 11 expelling “Jews, as a class” from large parts of Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee “within twenty-four hours.” A ...
Attack on Iran won’t be easy
Nov 23, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Iran’s nuclear program has been much in the news these past 10 days. First came a report from the United Nation’s International Atomic Energy Agency, which is the closest thing yet to smoking gun e...
Penn State and the sins of Sodom
by Rabbi Paul Tuchman, Temple B’nai Israel, White Oak
Guest Columnist
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
By coincidence, the week that the tide of scandal overwhelmed Penn State was the same week whose Torah portion described the destruction of the cities of Sodom and Gomora. We read that the sins of ...
Shocked by a child sexual abuse case in Happy Valley? Why not?
by Rochelle Sufrin
Guest Columnist
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
The story of our children — our communities’ most vulnerable members, being abused sexually or otherwise, by someone they trusted, someone with intrinsic power and control over them, is not new. Th...