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Draw More Muhammad Cartoons <br>
Daryl Cagle, CagleCartoons.com
Draw More Muhammad Cartoons
Daryl Cagle, CagleCartoons.com
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Gang Initiation <br>
Mike Keefe, Cagle Cartoons
Gang Initiation
Mike Keefe, Cagle Cartoons
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A Unique Death
Each of the recent well-publicized and widely condemned deaths of young black men at the hands of police, beginning last August with the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., has its unique ci...
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reasonable people can agree
Last week, in a spirit of political compromise that has been in short supply for the past several years, the Obama administration and senators from both parties agreed to an oversight role for Cong...
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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A real Palestinian tragedy
The news of the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp — like almost all news out of Syria — is grim. The camp, on the southern edge of Damascus, is under siege by both the Islamic State, which began dec...
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 39 39 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 | 49 49 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 | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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opinion
Courting Adelson is not Jewish outreach
This past weekend, a collection of GOP presidential candidates arrived in Las Vegas for a meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition. But don’t allow yourself to be fooled into thinking that these ...
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why more American Jews are voting Republican
America has good allies all around the world, but there is no greater ally than Israel, a beacon of democracy, freedom and liberty in a part of the world filled with darkness. However, the Obama ad...
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Balancing friendships: India’s ties with Israel remain strong, but Iran is not far behind
Russian Ambassador Alexander Kadakin is a popular figure in Delhi’s diplomatic community. Famous for his long stint in India and specialist knowledge of South Asia, Kadakin draws attention in parti...
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why doesn’t the world care about Palestinian refugees in Syria?
It’s happening again — Palestinian refugees are caught between warring factions in the Middle East, and the world is reacting too slowly to their plight. In earlier times, Palestinian refugees foun...
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What’s wrong with March of the Living
The evening before we visited Auschwitz, over pizza with a group of young people in Oswiecim, the town on whose outskirts lies that infamous symbol, one of my students approached me with tears in h...
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why Iranian recognition of Israel’s right to exist is needed
Why is Israel urging that Iran should be required to recognize the Jewish state's right to exist as part of a nuclear deal? For the exact same reason that Yitzhak Rabin insisted on Palestinian reco...
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 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 | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...