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Trump missing link<br>
Cam Cardow, Cagle Cartoons
Trump missing link
Cam Cardow, Cagle Cartoons
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Africa Dumps Refugees on Europe
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Daryl Cagle, CagleCartoons.com
Africa Dumps Refugees on Europe
Daryl Cagle, CagleCartoons.com
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Finding solvency in American strategy
In the case of Sokolow v. PLO, a New York federal court jury recently issued an award of $665.5 million in favor of American victims of Palestinian terror and their families. The Palestinian Author...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Talking about religion
Until Democrat Jimmy Carter ran for president in 1975, the issue of a presidential candidate’s religious faith wasn’t an open topic for discussion. That is clearly not the case today. In last Thurs...
Aug 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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A poll for everyone
As in any political campaign, Jewish supporters and opponents of the Iran nuclear agreement are promoting the results of opinion polls to support their position. But how reliable are those polls? A...
Aug 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Signs of frustration
A European Union think tank last week recommended that the EU restrict its dealings with Israeli banks in order to differentiate Europe’s relations with Israel from that of the settlements. While t...
Jul 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 6 6 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 | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Let’s have Lincoln-Douglas debates about the Iran deal
Instead of engaging in a series of debates on the merits and demerits of a controversial Iran deal, the Obama administration has resorted to ad hominem attacks on its detractors, including liberal ...
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Organizing students a neccessary step in fight against BDS on campus
Last week, I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the fifth annual Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting Conference in Boston as a Rutgers University Fellow. I feel very privileged to ...
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Retro Review Influence of 1950s permeates Olson’s short, but powerful collection
While the name Tillie Olsen may not be as familiar today as other Jewish authors from the 1950s, she nevertheless has made an indelible mark on the Jewish literary scene with her renowned short sto...
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lobby hard on Iran deal, but ditch the stereotypes
Congress and the American people are focused on what everyone agrees is a historic, serious and consequential foreign policy decision — the fate of the nuclear deal with Iran. While we all hope for...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama is ‘dog whistling’ about Jews? Ridiculous
Debaters know that when they are losing an argument, a good tactic is to change the subject. So it goes with the current accusations, completely untethered from reality, that President Barack Obama...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why we must be active participants in our aging experience
In a year when two of the foundational federal entitlement programs are reaching significant milestones, one must stop and ask: what will my aging experience be like? This year marks the 80th anniv...
Aug 17, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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An imperfect deal but better than alternatives
As a proud American Jew who has always called himself a Zionist and is deeply committed to Israel’s security, I have followed the political debate around the nuclear agreement with Iran with keen i...
Aug 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Schachter may not value library, but Pittsburgh does
by Sheila May-Stein
Guest Columnist
Nov 03, 2011 | 3 3 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
As I finished Abby Schachter’s article on the proposed library funding initiative, all I could thinks was, “Seriously?” The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is a cultural jewel. It provides unparalle...
How best to improve Pittsburgh living
by Corey O'Connor
Guest Columnist
Nov 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
My name is Corey O’Connor, and I am a lifelong resident of Pittsburgh’s 5th Council District. If I am elected to City Council Nov. 8, my top priority will be improving our quality of life by concen...
How best to improve Pittsburgh living
by Josh Wander
Guest Columnist
Nov 03, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Vote for Wander because he's Jewish? Of course that is a silly statement. Who, in their right mind would consider voting for a candidate solely on the basis of religion?  Fortunately, on Nov. 8 you...
A little courage is too little
Nov 03, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ admission last week that the Arab world in general, and the Palestinians in particular, made a mistake by rejecting the 1947 United Nations Partition ...
Shalit, Israel and rabbinic debate
by David Ellenson
Guest Columnist
Oct 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — Political sovereignty in the restored Jewish homeland often means making decisions with life-and-death implications. That reality was just brought home with the agonizing decision to aut...
The Shalit lesson — no enemy will demean us
by Justin Jacobs
Guest Columnist
Oct 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
KIBBUTZ KETURA, Israel — On the same night Gilad Shalit was released after more than five years in captivity, I found myself, rather unexpectedly, in the middle of a crowd of thousands of smiling, ...
The Egyptian opportunity
Oct 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Let’s be frank; last week’s prisoner swap, which set free Israeli army Sgt. Gilad Shalit in exchange for more than 1,000 prison-hardened Palestinians will not create an opportunity for peace. That,...
Library had options other than tax hike
by Abby Wisse Schachter
Oct 27, 2011 | 15 15 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
When the librarian visits my daughter’s day care in Squirrel Hill she comes to read stories and sometimes put on a puppet show. After the visit she usually leaves behind a note for the parents desc...
A declaration of interdependence
by Gary Rosenblatt
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — Two years into making a full-length documentary, which had its New York premiere last Saturday, filmmaker Tiffany Shlain realized what was missing. “I watched all the footage” for the pr...
The Wagner problem in Israel: It’s not about Wagner
by Seth J. Frantzman
Guest Columnist
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Roberto Paternostro, conductor of the Israel Chamber Orchestra, is proud that he brought his orchestra to Bayreuth, the cult festival devoted to Richard Wagner that is still run by the Wagner clan ...