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Randall Enos, Cagle Cartoons
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Randall Enos, Cagle Cartoons

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Joep Bertrams, The Netherlands
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Joep Bertrams, The Netherlands

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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 | 16 16 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 | 26 26 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 | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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What is our Iran policy?
Supposedly the nuclear negotiations between Iran and the network of nations led by the United States are not linked to changing Iran’s non-nuclear behavior. And yet, there are troubling signs that ...
Apr 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrate freedom with fair trade chocolate
There have been a few movies that affected me so deeply that I couldn’t move afterwards, their impact so deep that I knew a new journey was opening for me. One of those was “The Dark Side of Chocol...
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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From Durban to L.A.: the BDS movement’s long trail of anti-Semitism
Last month, in a breathtaking display of anti-Semitism reminiscent of Nazi Germany, members of the student government at South Africa’s Durban University of Technology called for the expulsion of a...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 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 | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why doesn’t the world care about Palestinian refugees in Syria?
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...
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What’s wrong with March of the Living
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...
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why Iranian recognition of Israel’s right to exist is needed
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...
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Want to stop Iran’s nukes? Use less oil
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 ...
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Iran nuclear nightmare: Framework represents capitulation­
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...
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Philanthropist Art Jaffe lived life to the fullest
“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...
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Times gets it wrong on Jewish National Fund and Bedouin Arabs
by Guest Columnist Jeffrey E. Levine
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
In a March 1 op-ed for The New York Times, “The Two Israels,” Nicholas Kristof made a rather broad accusation stating that Jewish National Fund plants forests on land owned by Bedouin Arabs. Unfort...
Troubling anti-Semitism at UCLA
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
Rachel Beyda is a UCLA sophomore who recently sought a seat on the judicial board of the school’s Undergraduate Students Association Council. During questioning by the Council on her application, f...
Jewish Voice for Peace whitewashes anti-Semitism in the anti-Israel movement
by Yitzhak Santis, Guest Columnist
Mar 12, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
Why is a self-styled “Jewish organization” collaborating with rabid anti-Israel campaigners, including anti-Semites? This is a question that Oakland, Calif.-based Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) shoul...
Painful words and the abuse that comes with them
by Rochelle R. Sufrin, Guest Columnist
Mar 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
“Sticks and stones will break your bones, but words will never hurt you.” Most, if not all, of The Jewish Chronicle’s readership are familiar with the saying and that its philosophy has served gene...
Answering Netanyahu
Mar 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
Now that some of the political dust has settled over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress, we join those who have tried to focus on what he actually said and whether the ...
Big devotion in a small town
by M. Brian Balk, Guest Columnist
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
“Life is a tragedy full of joy,” the celebrated novelist Bernard Malamud once stated. As Jews, we are all too familiar with happiness and pain sharing space on the same stage. This diametrically op...
Being Jewish in the Bible Belt
by Abby Lee Rast, Guest Columnist
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Being Jewish in a very Christian school can be worse than being a Texan in New York City. Ten-gallon hats, giant belt buckles and cowboy boots strutting down the streets of Manhattan will get you l...
Confirming our fears
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
The results of a new Pew Research Center study finding that global harassment of Jews has reached a seven-year high didn’t come as much of a surprise. With attacks against Jews in Paris and Copenha...
What’s in a name? That which we call ‘Islamic’ …
by Kenneth S. Stern, Guest Columnist
Feb 26, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
When President Bush declared a “War on Terror” after the September 11, 2001 attacks, I wrote a piece decrying his use of the term. Terror is a mechanism, an ideological tool. The people who flew pl...
Purim poser: What is our fascination with villains?
by Edmon J. Rodman, Guest Columnist
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
Who is the Haman in your life? The person, who like the bad guy in the Megillah Esther that we read on Purim, schemes to bring you down. When we get to the place in the Megillah where Haman is forc...