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Adam Zyglis, The Buffalo News
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Adam Zyglis, The Buffalo News
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Christie's Inflategate
John Cole, The Scranton Times-Tribune
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Netanyahu’s new government
Despite being a coalition comprised of the “right” and the “religious,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s fourth government, which was scheduled to be voted in on Wednesday, does not appear to be...
May 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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The hope of Ethiopian-Israelis
It would be a mistake to try to draw too many comparisons between Sunday’s protest in Tel Aviv by Ethiopian-Israelis and the upheavals resulting from the line of demonstrations stretching from Ferg...
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Unique Death
Each of the recent well-publicized and widely condemned deaths of young black men at the hands of police, beginning last August with the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., has its unique ci...
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reasonable people can agree
Last week, in a spirit of political compromise that has been in short supply for the past several years, the Obama administration and senators from both parties agreed to an oversight role for Cong...
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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A real Palestinian tragedy
The news of the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp — like almost all news out of Syria — is grim. The camp, on the southern edge of Damascus, is under siege by both the Islamic State, which began dec...
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Now for the hard part
The broad outlines of a deal on Iran’s nuclear program, reached by international negotiators last week, offers both hope and concern about whether Tehran’s ambitions can be constrained in exchange ...
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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opinion
Return the Talmud’s confrontational voice to Judaism
The very idea of identifying religious faithfulness with a commitment to critically engaging and bravely confronting one’s religion’s sources of authority runs afoul of what might well be termed th...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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My message to the man who attacked me at the Kotel
On a sunny morning last month, I was swept into the women’s section of the Western Wall in Jerusalem in a flurry of aggression directed at the Women of the Wall, the Israeli group fighting for wome...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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An open letter to top Presbyterian theologian
To David Esterline, incoming president of the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary: First, congratulations on your appointment, as reported in The Jewish Chronicle. I wish you all success in your new en...
May 14, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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March of the Living retraces journey from death to freedom in Israel
This year, I had the honor of attending March of the Living, a journey to Poland to see the concentration camps, participate in Yom Hashoah services and then march with approximately 13,000 other p...
May 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Courting Adelson is not Jewish outreach
This past weekend, a collection of GOP presidential candidates arrived in Las Vegas for a meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition. But don’t allow yourself to be fooled into thinking that these ...
May 06, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why more American Jews are voting Republican
America has good allies all around the world, but there is no greater ally than Israel, a beacon of democracy, freedom and liberty in a part of the world filled with darkness. However, the Obama ad...
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Balancing friendships: India’s ties with Israel remain strong, but Iran is not far behind
Russian Ambassador Alexander Kadakin is a popular figure in Delhi’s diplomatic community. Famous for his long stint in India and specialist knowledge of South Asia, Kadakin draws attention in parti...
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Israel hater could be Egypt’s next president
by Gary Rosenblatt
Aug 18, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — Need something new to worry about the Mideast these days? Consider that the candidate emerging as the likely next president of Egypt is one of Israel’s fiercest critics — and that seems ...
Downgrade S&P et al
Aug 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
If Standard & Poor’s hadn’t dropped its rating for U.S. loan guarantees to Israel at about the same time it downgraded the U.S. credit rating from AAA to AA+, we wouldn’t have tackled the S&P story...
Kiddush clubs are becoming a destructive force
by Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz
Guest Columnist
Aug 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
A number of years back, I attended a kiddush club gathering in the basement of a synagogue. Right when the haftara reading began, about eight or nine older men snuck out the back and in a small dar...
Anti-boycott law is democratic and fair
by Avraham Anouchi
Guest Columnist
Aug 11, 2011 | 3 3 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
I respect others with different opinions and listen to their arguments. I even invited a J Street member to try convincing me that my views are wrong. But I know I am right on the subject of the an...
Israel’s Arab Spring?
by Joel Rubin
Aug 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — Israel is becoming more Middle Eastern every day. The country that just experienced a public panic over the price of cottage cheese is now in the midst of massive “tent city” street pr...
Who cares about Israel?
Aug 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Don’t let the headline fool you. We care about Israel. And if you are reading this editorial, you probably do, too. But we’ve noticed something disconcerting at recent political events dealing with...
Judaism is more than ‘tikkun olam’
by Joel Alperson
Guest Columnist
Aug 03, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
OMAHA, Neb. — At least a portion of my hometown of Omaha, Neb., may well be under water in the coming days. Pumps are in place at various locations, including at a nuclear power plant located not f...
‘Innovationists’ also must make changes
by Matthew Ackerman
Guest Columnist
Aug 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — The Austrian economist Joseph Schumpeter argued famously that the forces of “creative destruction” unleashed by capitalist economies were largely positive, as they favored the best innov...
Turkish pols, army chiefs lock horns over Israel
by Jay Bushinsky
Aug 03, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
JERUSALEM— The widening rift between Turkey’s Islamic-oriented government and its secularist armed forces is liable to undermine diplomatic efforts to end Ankara’s strained relations with Israel. T...
The Facebook farce
Aug 03, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Last week’s refusal by Facebook to remove pages espousing Holocaust denial kind of makes us wish the Winklevoss Brothers had won their lawsuit against the behemoth sharing site. Citing its First Am...