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Bob Englehart, The Hartford Courant
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Bob Englehart, The Hartford Courant

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Gary McCoy, Cagle Cartoons
Oh Bomba'
Gary McCoy, Cagle Cartoons

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Extremism in the defense of, what?
Thus far, the Republican presidential sweepstakes has resembled a video game where the contenders shoot each other with invective, and the score is tallied by opinion polls and the size of supporte...
Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Treating the cause of the Syrian refugee crisis
There is no question that Europe should take in refugees fleeing violence in Syria, as should the United States. Israel also could take in some refugees, as opposition leader Isaac Herzog has calle...
Sep 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Whither goes the Iran deal?
Readers may have noticed that The Chronicle has published many news stories and op-eds from different perspectives about the Iran deal but has not itself taken a position in an editorial. Until tod...
Sep 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pew views Orthodox Jews
The Pew Research Center’s “Portrait of Jewish Americans,” released two years ago, provided a snapshot of the community that immediately became the basis for vigorous discussion and soul searching. ...
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Matisyahu’s litmus test
The Rototom SunSplash Festival is a well-known, popular, annual venue for reggae music in Spain, drawing talent from all over the world. The musician Matisyahu — the one-time “Chasidic Reggae Super...
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mahmoud Abbas has a nightmare vision
In November 1974, the late Palestine Liberation Organization leader Yasser Arafat addressed the entire world from the rostrum of the United Nations General Assembly. Always a master of spectacle, A...
Oct 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ann Coulter is not an anti-Semite
During the course of the second Republican presidential debate, Ann Coulter, the well-known commentator, writer, speaker and provocateur, tweeted: “How many f—-ing Jews do these people think there ...
Oct 07, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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An open letter to Reykjavik, Iceland, on its eruption of anti-Semitism
Dear Reykjavik City Council members, You would think that your country, which routinely violates the international ban on commercial whaling — slaughtering 137 last year and turning its nose up at ...
Oct 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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What I saw on the migrants’ road to Budapest
As our car rolled slowly toward Budapest, we saw a huge group heading in the opposite direction on the highway just outside the city: Hundreds of people quietly walking in the breakdown lane, march...
Oct 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Michael Vick has repented; let him play
My father and I went to prison in the spring of 1976. My father was going to visit a man notorious in our community for the criminal and immoral act that had landed him in prison, and my father ask...
Sep 17, 2015 | 9 9 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Yom Kippur message: Take nothing for granted
On Tuesday last week, exactly one week before Rosh Hashanah, Israel awoke to a blinding sandstorm which strangely emanated from the east, from Syria and Iraq. Local meteorologists said that in the ...
Sep 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pittsburgh Jewish Community’s diverse opinions on Iran deal being honored by local leaders
Debate over the Obama administration’s diplomatic agreement with Iran, reached in conjunction with five other nations, is creating significant tension within the American Jewish community. Much of ...
Sep 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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The hope of Ethiopian-Israelis
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Balancing friendships: India’s ties with Israel remain strong, but Iran is not far behind
by Kallol Bhattacherjee, Guest Columnist
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Why doesn’t the world care about Palestinian refugees in Syria?
by Kenneth Jacobson, Guest Columnist
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s happening again — Palestinian refugees are caught between warring factions in the Middle East, and the world is reacting too slowly to their plight. In earlier times, Palestinian refugees foun...
A Unique Death
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
What’s wrong with March of the Living
by Jessica Lang, Guest Columnist
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
The evening before we visited Auschwitz, over pizza with a group of young people in Oswiecim, the town on whose outskirts lies that infamous symbol, one of my students approached me with tears in h...
Why Iranian recognition of Israel’s right to exist is needed
by Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn, Guest Columnists
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Why is Israel urging that Iran should be required to recognize the Jewish state's right to exist as part of a nuclear deal? For the exact same reason that Yitzhak Rabin insisted on Palestinian reco...
Reasonable people can agree
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Want to stop Iran’s nukes? Use less oil
by Edwin Black, Guest Columnist
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
With the conclusion of a framework agreement over Iran’s nuclear agreement, many remain profoundly unsure whether the deal will successfully prevent Tehran’s acquisition of a nuclear weapon. Under ...
Iran nuclear nightmare: Framework represents capitulation­
by Joshua S. Block, Guest Columnist
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
After more than 20 years of sanctions against Iran concerning its illicit nuclear program, President Barack Obama has not only precipitously squandered the international community’s economic levera...
Philanthropist Art Jaffe lived life to the fullest
by Barbara Burstin, Guest Columnist
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
“He was a Renaissance Man.” That’s what Howard Rieger, former CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh said about Arthur Jaffe, who died recently in Florida at the age of 93. Much was mad...