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Trump Gets Schlonged
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John Darkow, Columbia Daily Tribune, Missouri
Trump Gets Schlonged
John Darkow, Columbia Daily Tribune, Missouri
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Huuuuge Loser
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Steve Sack, The Minneapolis Star Tribune
Huuuuge Loser
Steve Sack, The Minneapolis Star Tribune
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We are all Jews, and more
President Barack Obama delivered a historic address last week at the Israeli Embassy in Washington. Speaking on International Holocaust Remembrance Day as medals were given to families declared rig...
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama's regret
In his final State of the Union address last week, President Barack Obama reminded the country that optimism and hope are the tried-and-true American responses to hard times and to demagogues. Alth...
Jan 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Balance of rights
In announcing executive action to reduce gun violence across the nation last week, President Barack Obama called for balancing Second Amendment gun rights with other liberties. As he did so, he rec...
Jan 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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No reason to spy
One of the many surprising revelations made by Edward Snowden in 2013 was that the National Security Agency was tapping the phone conversations of world leaders, most famously German Chancellor Ang...
Jan 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Take Iran’s provocations seriously
In reaching a nuclear agreement with Iran last summer, the United States knew that it was not dealing with a friendly country. It was clear that Iran is governed by a revolutionary, hegemonic regim...
Dec 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Progress in the absence of peace
In an op-ed in The Washington Post last week, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin outlined a kinder, gentler right-wing approach to the Palestinians living under Israeli control that would focus on imp...
Dec 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Repairing Pittsburgh, repairing the world
Shortly after joining the Repair the World team as its Pittsburgh director, I was asked by our national staff about our volunteering plans for MLK Day. After all, MLK Day is a national service day ...
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eugene Borowitz, teacher of rabbis, defined dilemma of the modern Jew
In “Ethics of the Fathers,” the rabbis teach that we must grant respect and honor to an individual who teaches us even the smallest bit of knowledge. For those of us who were the students of Rabbi ...
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why are we still competing? We are in this together
Big news this past week. A new collaborative umbrella organization for Jewish Day Schools has been created that will bring five existing organizations together under one united banner. This new ent...
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eating out Jewishly ... and celebrating life itself
Last week, after Shabbat ended, my wife and I went out with friends to eat in a downtown Jerusalem restaurant. I didn’t regard it as a particularly patriotic act. It didn’t even occur to me that so...
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Compassion, it seems, has its limits even in Sweden.
European liberal left blames victims, leaves Europe in decay Recent incidents highlighted the dangerously failed European left-wing politics that has draped itself in the false cloak of morality an...
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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My son is majoring in musical theater
It is winter, which means my high school senior is in the thick of the college application process. Like the hundreds of thousands of other American mothers in my shoes, most conversations I find m...
Jan 27, 2016 | 4 4 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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A day school umbrella
On many levels, Jewish day schools are flourishing in the United States. Notwithstanding our nation’s many good public school systems, high-quality private school opportunities and a history of int...
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Archives
Pushing morality, a victim of myopia
by Gary Rosenblatt
Mar 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — When I asked a well-known journalist with expertise in the Middle East to review Peter Beinart’s new book, “The Crisis Of Zionism,” he first replied that he’d love to but was crushed wit...
Pay for play          
Mar 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Should the United States set conditions on the release of funds to the Palestinian Authority, such as the planned $88.6 million release in development funds announced last week? We say yes, but bef...
Bibi warmongers while IDF, Mossad chiefs counsel caution
by Dr. Naftali Kaminski
Guest Columnist
Mar 23, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Watching Netanyahu’s speech at the recent AIPAC conference I recalled something said about Netanyahu long ago: That he was a great orator, but a very small leader. One could argue that no other Isr...
The Jewish imperative for child adoption
by Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz
Guest Columnist
Mar 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
LOS ANGELES — Millions of children fall asleep every night hungry, wearing an unchanged diaper, and with no one to hold them as they cry themselves to sleep. There is perhaps no greater suffering t...
An intriguing idea          
Mar 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Last week’s story, which looked at the future of the American synagogue in our “Future of …” series, contained a thought-provoking idea from Rabbi Alex Greenbaum of Beth El Congregation of the Sout...
Obama’s split views on Iran’s nuclear program
by Abraham H. Foxman
Guest Columnist
Mar 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — The fact that President Barack Obama so eloquently explained Iran’s nuclear program is a threat to world peace and not only to Israel has been appropriately hailed as a step that is be...
To bomb or not to bomb Iran?          
Mar 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
That is most certainly the question (apologies to Shakespeare). And it was the hotly debated question during Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s just-concluded visit to Washington, where he...
The future of ... Jews in politics
From the right    
by Abby Wisse Schachter
Mar 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Are American Jews becoming more conservative? Will more Jews vote for Republicans in 2012 than ever before? There is evidence to suggest the answer is yes, but only in a limited way. According to a...
The future of ... Jews in politics
From the left              
by Joel Rubin
Mar 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — Democratic Party politics in America has for decades been a safe home for American Jews.  Elected American Jewish politicians are almost uniformly Democratic — 38 vs. one in Congress —...
A neo-Nazi in the GOP: Where’s the outrage?
by Menachem Z. Rosensaft
Mar 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — Arthur Jones, a neo-Nazi, outspoken anti-Semite and Holocaust denier, wants to be a Republican Congressman from the Land of Lincoln. This is neither a joke nor an exaggeration.  The 64-y...