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Clinton Foundation Scandal <br>
Sean Delonas, CagleCartoons.com
Clinton Foundation Scandal
Sean Delonas, CagleCartoons.com
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Trump and Conway<br>
Taylor Jones, Politicalcartoons.com
Trump and Conway
Taylor Jones, Politicalcartoons.com
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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 | 11 11 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 | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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The spectacle of the battling New York mayors
Political attack dogs, like their furry namesake, come in many breeds. But even in the same breed, no two attack dogs are exactly the same. And so it was with two former Republican mayors of New Yo...
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Continuing skirmishes with the Chief Rabbinate
Israel’s haredi Orthodox Chief Rabbinate has racked up a series of recent victories against those who want to expand the country’s religious freedoms. In the Jewish state, religious questions are a...
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gingrich’s irresponsible screed
Jews and students of Jewish history know well the dangers and often deadly consequences of the accusatory process known as “scapegoating.” In 20th-century America, traditional scapegoats were black...
Jul 21, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Are fatal shootings on the rise?
We are still reeling from the fatal shootings by police of African-American men last week — followed by the deadly revenge attack on Dallas police who, ironically, were protecting the rights of act...
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why Tim Kaine, Clinton’s VP pick, is good for Israel and Jewish values
American Jewish voters have naturally voted for Democratic candidates because it has meant voting to support strong social justice and a strong U.S.-Israel relationship. Hillary Clinton and her vic...
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mike Pence, Trump’s VP pick, supports traditional Jewish values
With the presidential race heating up, a number of progressive Jewish commentators have portrayed the Republicans’ vice presidential candidate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, as a conservative extremist ...
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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To heal divisions among the Jewish people, divide the land
“If there is something that deprives me of sleep it is the fissures in Israeli society,” former Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon declared just after he resigned in May. That same day Ehud Barak, who p...
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Could the dispute in the South China Sea affect debate over Palestinian statehood?
Could satellite photos of a tiny island in the South China Sea affect the debate over creating a Palestinian state? The photos, released earlier this week by the Center for Strategic and Internatio...
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Turning the Temple from construct into construction
If you’re looking for the mothership of Jewish guilt, it can be found in our responsibility to rebuild the Third Temple, the beit hamikdash. Our Sages say that if we don’t witness its rebuilding, i...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pope Francis must insist Auschwitz church be moved
Two weeks ago, Pope Francis made a pilgrimage to Poland, visiting Auschwitz — the notorious death camp in Poland where 1.1 million Jews were murdered during the Holocaust. Auschwitz is comprised of...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Enough delays: It’s time to bring the Falash Mura home
We met Demoz Deboch at services in Gondar, Ethiopia. It was Friday night in June of 2013 and we were surrounded by hundreds of white-clad Falash Mura, the descendants of Jews who were now living a ...
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Partnership in progress
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The Nazi Olympics” exhibit, which opened last week at the August Wilson Center, Downtown, and was brought to Pittsburgh through a joint venture of the center and the Holocaust Center of the Jewish ...
What the Cuban Missile Crisis teaches us about Iran
Oct 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — Fifty years ago this week, the world stood at the brink of a cataclysmic war. As the Cuban Missile Crisis grew more dangerous every day, President John F. Kennedy and his advisors dire...
Death of a centrist
Oct 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Whenever we got a call from Sen. Arlen Specter’s office — and it happened more often than you may think — the conversation went something like this: The senator is passing through Pittsburgh on suc...
Wishing God a good night
by Menachem Z. Rosensaft
Oct 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — As Jews throughout the world have begun the cycle of yet another year, it is important to bear in mind that Rosh Hashana marked not the start of the Jewish calendar — which occurs in the...
Volunteer, it’s good for the economy
Oct 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Two things you should know about volunteering in America: Americans are doing it in growing numbers and it could have an impact on the jobless rate. In a 2010 report — the last year for which numbe...
Thank you, Rabbi Amar
by Rabbi Eric Yoffie, Guest Columnist
Oct 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
My colleagues in the Reform movement reacted harshly to the statement of Israeli Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar that on the High Holy Days it would be better for a Jew to pray by himself or herself than w...
Jewish ‘sinners’ should be first to defend the First Amendment  
by Abby W. Schachter
Oct 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
We Jews just finished praying to the Almighty to forgive us our multiple sins over the prior year. Among the long list of averot (transgressions) that we recite multiple times over the course of Yo...
The correct move
Oct 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson made the correct decision Tuesday by partially enjoining the state from enforcing its new voter ID law, effectively rendering it a nonissue for the highly co...
As Iran crisis mounts, humility is in order  
Sep 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — As the story goes, a visitor to the Biblical Zoo in Israel was amazed when he approached the cage of the wolf and the lamb. There they were, peacefully resting near each other, calling t...
The rejection of Nazi analogies must be bipartisan
by Menachem Z. Rosensaft
Sep 27, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — This is really not all that complicated.  Once and for all, politicians and pundits of all persuasions should get it into their heads that making analogies to the Holocaust or Nazi Germa...