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Spinning In Their Graves
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John Darkow, Columbia Daily Tribune, Missouri
Spinning In Their Graves
John Darkow, Columbia Daily Tribune, Missouri
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Goodbye Cruel World <br>
Randall Enos, Cagle Cartoons
Goodbye Cruel World
Randall Enos, Cagle Cartoons
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The pawns of Gaza
International focus on the well-being of the residents of Gaza is cyclical. That concern reached a high point during the 2014 war between Israel and Hamas, when over the course of 50 days, Gazans w...
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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The dilemma of Simone Zimmerman
Simone Zimmerman’s tenure as Bernie Sanders’ outreach director to the Jewish community lasted only two days. But in the hours between the announcement of her appointment last week and her suspensio...
Apr 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Whither diplomacy?
Former settler leader Dani Dayan got off to a bad start as Israel’s newly named consul general to New York. And in a series of tweets, he made things worse. The day before he got the official nod f...
Apr 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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The human rights smoke screen
Contrary to what you may have heard, the United Nations did not name Israel as the world’s top violator of human rights. Nonetheless, the world body and its commissions and councils remain dispropo...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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More than a women’s issue
International Agunah Day, marked last week, was created about a decade ago to publicize the plight of Jewish women whose estranged spouses refuse to provide a get, or divorce declaration. A wife in...
Mar 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Is ‘separation’ a step toward peace?
Will a wall around Palestinian neighborhoods of Jerusalem help protect Jewish Israelis from the violence that has plagued the city since last fall? Haim Ramon, a former government minister who spen...
Mar 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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We ignore nuclear power development at our peril
What the future holds for nuclear power will have an important bearing on efforts in the United States and globally to reduce carbon emissions. Right now, we are not doing enough, fast enough to es...
May 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘M’ is for the many ways she meddles
You know the old saying: God couldn’t be everywhere, so he created mothers. Well, OK then. Since the Almighty is all powerful, all wise, a just and merciful lawgiver with eyes everywhere beholding ...
May 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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A new kind of ‘safety’ school
On March 31, a number of colleges announced their admissions decisions for the class of 2020. As colleges and students seek the best fit, I have suggestions for both that take account of rising cam...
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Tribe’ needn’t be a pejorative label
I am not a well man. In my middle age I have fallen in love again — with the Jewish People. To be more precise, this is not something that just “happened” to me, but has been my conscious decision....
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fighting oppression, inequality and injustice on Passover
I didn’t grow up celebrating Pesach. But over the years, I’ve attended seders where I was inspired by the remarkable story told in the Haggadah — a tale of a people who, sustained by fortitude and ...
Apr 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Passover a reminder to live a life of purpose
I’ve had the wonderful privilege of meeting thousands of people from all different faith backgrounds out on the campaign trail. It’s been both a humbling and awe-inspiring experience. At every even...
Apr 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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The burning bush and the future of American democracy
Right now, hundreds of people from all walks of life and faith traditions, who marched 140 miles from Philadelphia to Washington, are participating in a weeklong sit-in on Capitol Hill. We marched ...
Apr 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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RNC was about jobs, but it needed more about Israel
by Ashley Gold, Guest Columnist
Sep 07, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
(Editor’s note: This is the first of two columns the Chronicle will run from The Israel Project correspondents covering the Republican and Democratic national conventions.) TAMPA, Fla. — I recently...
Do you believe …?
by Abby W. Schachter
Sep 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Do you believe Iran wants to build a nuclear bomb? Do you believe Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad when he declares that confronting Israel is an effort to “protect the dignity of all human be...
Sununu, Carter, conventions
Sep 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
In this upcoming presidential race, each of the two major political parties is doing its best to present its candidate as more pro-Israel than the other. That’s why we’re perplexed by the decisions...
Labor Day 2012: Where Jewish and values fairness issues meet
by Stuart Appelbaum, Guest Columnist
Aug 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
When Congress declared Labor Day a public holiday in 1894, workers had more to lament than to celebrate: an economic depression, a growing concentration of corporate wealth and power and the brutal...
Akin’s stance is not Judaism’s
Aug 30, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Jewish tradition has its own take on abortion. It balances the welfare of the mother with that of the unborn child. It permits abortions in cases when the life of the mother is endangered, and rabb...
Ross urges Israel to be ‘proactive’ with P.A.
Aug 29, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — Dennis Ross, the longtime U.S. diplomat and Middle East expert, says that there has never been a time in its tumultuous history that the State of Israel has faced as many threats and unk...
The present state of Chinese-Israeli relations
by Carice Witte, Guest Columnist
Aug 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
The evolution of the relationship between Israel and China has been characterized by general improvement with brief periods of frustration and misunderstanding. Israel was the first country in the ...
Will Israel bomb Iran?
by Joel Rubin
Aug 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — The loose talk of war is back after a brief period of calm. This is stunning, as the facts about Iran’s nuclear program have not changed since negotiations over its nuclear program beg...
Money isn’t everything...
Aug 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
But when your job is to maintain badly needed community services — and to expand them as well — money can be quite a bit indeed. That’s why the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s recent anno...
Romney vs. Obama: Who loves Israel more?
by Gary Rosenblatt
Aug 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK  — Isn’t it nice to see Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama fighting it out over who is Israel’s greater friend and ally? My advice: Sit back and enjoy it while it lasts, but don’t take...