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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 | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Iran Deal’s anniversary
In the run up to the July 14 first anniversary of the Iran nuclear deal, the pundits have provided mixed reviews. Those who were in favor of the deal cite Iran having apparently abided by the requi...
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elie Wiesel
We join in mourning the passing of Elie Wiesel, one of the most famous Holocaust survivors, who died Saturday at the age of 87. Like many other heroic figures of the tumultuous last century, Wiesel...
Jul 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Stew of Demonization
There may be many reasons — none of them justified — why 17-year-old Muhammad Nasser Tarayrah jumped the fence around the Kiryat Arba settlement near Hebron and stabbed to death 13-year-old Hallel ...
Jul 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Israel’s conversion muddle
Israel’s chief rabbinate system has long been known as inflexible about strains of Judaism that do not match its approved brands of Orthodoxy. The bureaucracy and chosen path of the rabbinate has a...
Jun 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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No easy answers in Orlando bloodbath
Omar Mateen’s massacre of 49 patrons at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., appears to have touched more pressure points than any of the other well-known mass shootings in the last two decades. There...
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police, people of color and a Jewish dream of justice
Two weeks ago, we watched in horror and dismay as violent event after violent event unfolded, each amplifying and recontextualizing the one before it. By Friday morning, July 8, five Dallas police ...
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why infertility is a Jewish issue — and what we can do about it
Growing up, I always dreamed of being a mom. Even as a kid I would brainstorm baby names, tell my dolls bedtime stories and swear that I would be a cool mom and let them eat cookies for breakfast, ...
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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How Elie Wiesel inspired the Free Soviet Jewry movement
On my bookshelves there are two rows of volumes on the Soviet Jewry movement. Squeezed in among the tomes is a small, well-worn paperback with pages no longer attached to the spine, “The Jews of Si...
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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The ‘religionization’ of Israel is troubling, but the fears about it are hysterical
Religionization! Religionization! To read the newspaper headlines in Israel, to view its documentary films and attend its expert panels with academics, a stranger might think that upon landing at B...
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Americans reached new levels of generosity in 2015, did Jewish donors?
Perhaps helped with several mega-gifts, American donors in 2015 were more generous than ever, according to the 61st issue of “Giving USA,” the annual report on charitable activity in the United Sta...
Jul 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lubavitcher Rebbe’s leadership behind modern Jewish awakening
When assuming his mantle of leadership in 1950, the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, who escaped war-torn Europe, confronted the inevitable problem the Jewish world in a post Holoca...
Jul 06, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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We must become survivors’ storytellers — and help them today
It could have been the setting for any organizational retreat — the stately mansion, the manicured lawns, an oasis on the edge of the city where leadership groups could come together to brainstorm ...
Jun 30, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Choose veganism, honor Judaism, and kvell
by Jeffrey Cohan, For the Chronicle
Sep 19, 2012 | 8 8 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
A divinity student from a Presbyterian seminary approached me recently and made a surprising comment. “I’m so impressed,” he said, “with the emphasis that Judaism places on treating animals with co...
You have rights at work during High Holy Days
by Andrew Horowitz, For the Chronicle
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
As we prepare for the new Jewish year, we must confront the reality that in most cases, the secular world continues to move at full speed while we stop to celebrate, reflect and atone. Those of us ...
Is the prayer book a drag on Judaism?
by Lee Chottiner, Executive Editor
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent Shabbat service study session at an area synagogue touched off a lively discussion — during and after the service. The lesson related to that week’s Torah portion, Ekev. Specifically, it a...
The demonization of President Obama must end
by Menachem Z. Rosensaft
Sep 12, 2012 | 21 21 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — Every once in a while, you have to feel sorry for Mitt Romney. One of his surrogates during his unsuccessful 2008 campaign for the Republican presidential nomination was Dr. John Willke,...
Make room for other issues
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re reading this, then you probably care about Israel. Most Chronicle readers do. And if ever there were a time Israel needs her supporters, this is it. Rarely has the Jewish state seen threa...
Journalist: NBC News promotes ‘blood libel’ following Corrie verdict
by Shraga Simmons, Guest Columnist
Sep 07, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
JERUSALEM — An Israeli civil court ruled last week that Rachel Corrie’s death was an accident, citing poor visibility that precluded the bulldozer driver from discerning Corrie’s presence. Yet this...
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...