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Alen Lauzan Falcon, Chile, Caglecartoons.com
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Alen Lauzan Falcon, Chile, Caglecartoons.com
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Randall Enos, Cagle Cartoons
The Big Debate
Randall Enos, Cagle Cartoons
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J Street crosses the line
Should American groups that support those living in the West Bank lose their tax-exempt status because the support fosters the entrenchment of Israeli settlements and is contrary to formal American...
Sep 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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A setback in space
The Israeli Amos 6 communications satellite that was destroyed in an explosion on the launch pad last week was reputed to be the country’s most advanced. But what Israel — and the world — lost duri...
Sep 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tempest in a swimsuit
Jewish publications are not known for their swimsuit issues, let alone swimsuit editorials. But the tussle over the burkini in France is fit for commentary because it exposes yet another misfire ai...
Sep 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crown Heights, 25 years later
Twenty-five years ago, a car in the motorcade of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, accidentally hit and killed 7-year-old Gavin Cato in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, N.Y...
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Not in the Olympic Spirit
The Olympic Spirit is supposed to promote healthy sports competition, divorced from political or more serious differences between countries whose athletes choose to compete. In ancient Greece, warr...
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Black lives matter, and so does Israel
Americans of goodwill have rightly been concerned by violence, much of it by police, against unarmed black men, from the choking of Eric Garner to the rough ride given to Freddie Gray. Jews are no ...
Aug 10, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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opinion
Hillary Clinton has the temperament, experience and judgment to be commander-in-chief
I support Hillary Clinton for president because I have seen her work up close — as first lady, senator from New York and secretary of state. She has the temperament, experience and judgment to be c...
Sep 28, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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At a time of Jewish introspection, Donald Trump offers hope
As my family and I prepare for Rosh Hashanah, we look back with grateful hearts for the brachot, blessings, in our lives. We take time to reflect on the joys and the challenges, the ups and downs t...
Sep 28, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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When will the U.S. stand with terror victims?
Terror victims and their advocates suffered a major setback Aug. 31, when a U.S. appeals court overturned a $655 million judgment that had been obtained by Mark Sokolow and 10 other families agains...
Sep 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Special-needs summer camp an eye-opening experience
This year, I had the incredible opportunity to be the “mother,” adviser and friend to 15 young adults with varying levels of disabilities who take part in the Vocational-Education Program (Voc-Ed) ...
Sep 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jewish pride on campus is under siege, here’s what your kids can do to fight back
Over 300,000 Jewish college students have arrived on American campuses — and what they experience there is likely not only to broaden their minds and uproot long-held assumptions, but shake their J...
Sep 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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As an African Israeli, I find claims of state racism against Falash Mura outrageous
“We are committed to helping ensure that the State of Israel welcomes Jews of all colors.” “We say, we have black lives that matter in Africa.” “In America, race has been a central area of Jewish c...
Sep 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Do not underestimate Raoul Wallenberg’s priceless, timeless legacy
Now that disturbing new questions surface following the horrific, but hardly definitive, answers uncovered regarding the time and manner of Raoul Wallenberg’s death, all freedom-loving people must ...
Sep 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Tu B’Shevat lesson
Jan 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Tu B’Shevat is called the birthday of trees, but here’s a sobering fact to remember as we celebrate the holiday: the world tree canopy is disappearing. According to Greenpeace, a quarter of the for...
Pittsburgh the cure to Jewish demographic illness
by Abby W. Schachter
Jan 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Jane Eisner, editor of The Forward made a shocking admission in her most recent column. She has finally recognized that Jews marrying non-Jews is actually hurting the Jewish community. “This is wha...
Give the president his Cabinet
Jan 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Battle lines are being drawn in Congress over the confirmation of Chuck Hagel as the next U.S. Secretary of Defense, which is misguided and regrettable. Misguided because the president sets policy ...
Inside the 2013 Israeli election: the system and the players
by Alina Dain Sharon
JNS.org
Jan 15, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
“Bibi,” “Bennett,” “Tzipi,” “Shelly.” The way names of major candidates in the Israeli elections have been bandied about by international observers and media analysts, you would think Israeli voter...
The Jewish future according to Eizenstat  
by Menachem Z. Rosensaft
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — In “The Adventure of the Empty House,” Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes tells his friend, Dr. John Watson,  “I have a theory that the individual represents in his development the who...
Partnerships are good; true collaboration is better
by Rabbi Aaron Bisno, Guest Columnist
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Two years ago I began speaking of the need for communal collaboration.  I laid down this gauntlet for both Rodef Shalom and our neighbors because I believed the challenges our community faced were ...
Taking sides
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Jewish organizations are taking sides in the debate over punishing the Palestinian Authority for seeking enhanced status at the United Nations. JTA reported last week the Union for Reform Judaism h...
National debate on mental illness hits home for Pittsburgh woman
by Marcia Greenwald, Guest Columnist
Jan 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
The recent shootings in Newtown, Conn., have ignited discussion about mental health. If any good can possibly come out of such a horrific tragedy, perhaps this is it. The country must have an open,...
The case for meaningful gun control  
by Menachem Z. Rosensaft
Jan 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — On Thursday night, Dec. 13, my wife Jeanie and I were privileged to be at the White House and listen to President Barack Obama recall the “miraculous flame” that “brought hope and . . . ...
‘Because I like it’
Jan 04, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
We could have started 2013 by writing some deadly serious editorial about Israel, or Iran, or gun control or [fill in the blank]. Instead, we’re going to share a tweet with you. (All you readers wh...