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The Syrian attack
The chemical weapons airstrike in Syria on April 4, which killed some 80 civilians and which the West blames on the government of Bashar al-Assad, helped focus the Trump administration on the compl...
Apr 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Haley’s Comet flies over AIPAC
Israel has long had the deck stacked against it in the international arena, and that fact has been no more evident than at the United Nations, which continually and unfairly singles out the Jewish ...
Apr 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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The bomb threatener
We were as surprised as anyone else by the arrest of a suspect in the bomb threats against JCCs and other Jewish institutions in the United States and abroad, even as we counseled three weeks ago t...
Mar 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kippah misuse and kippah abuse
The kippah, the head covering also known as a yarmulke, has become shorthand for Jewish. See a man with a skullcap and, unless he’s the pope, you’ll probably assume that he’s a Jew — and you’d prob...
Mar 23, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Not the suspect we expected
For all we know, the person who committed the lion’s share of the bomb threats against Jewish institutions really is a right-wing anti-Semitic nut, with David Duke on his speed dial. But that isn’t...
Mar 08, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sour on Sarsour
What’s Linda Sarsour’s angle? The American activist, who was a surrogate for Sen. Bernie Sanders during his presidential campaign and an organizer of the Women’s March that brought half a million p...
Mar 02, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ken Livingstone: enabler of evil
I’ve written many times about the anti-Semitism that continues to plague the British Labour Party — once a noble party of both opposition and government that has now, under its current far-left lea...
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mission to India reaffirms JFNA’s remarkable commitment
Prior to visiting India, I was told that there is a spiritual richness within the billions of people who live there that cannot be touched, explained, measured or described … only felt. I was told ...
Apr 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stop denying the Israeli consensus on the Palestinians
Yair Lapid is the current favorite to become prime minister the next time the Israeli people go to the polls to elect a new Knesset, at some point in the not-too-distant future. But whether or not ...
Apr 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dear Mr. Kushner … a letter from the other side
I am not the obvious person to write a letter to you. We are different from each other in so many ways. You work for a Republican administration and I am a life-long Democrat. Your family is from B...
Apr 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cleaning for Passover and the search for spirituality
As Passover approaches many Jews go into spring cleaning mode. Getting rid of chametz concretizes into actions such as putting away all of our everyday pots and dishes or making them kosher for Pas...
Apr 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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A historic opportunity for America
I was in Missouri for last fall’s presidential election, having timed a business trip to be there for what was clearly going to be a historic result. If Hillary Clinton were elected, it would be th...
Mar 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Making sense of the hatred of others
I’m the great-granddaughter of immigrants, three times. Each set of great-grandparents left the Old Country fleeing oppressive regimes, fearing war, or looking for a place to start a family. As for...
Mar 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beck’s Holocaust revision is a threat to history
by Simon Greer
Guest Columnist
Nov 18, 2010 | 13 13 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
On Nov. 11, Glenn Beck and the leadership of Fox News made a mockery of their commitment to me and two rabbis. Let me take a few steps back to tell you why what happened scares me. On Tuesday night...
Israel, like Obama, seeing importance in India ties
by Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi
Guest Columnist
Nov 18, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — President Obama’s trip to India last week highlights India’s growing importance to the United States. Similarly, cooperation between India and Israel is expanding, as the importance of...
Bridge over troubled waters
by Gary Rosenblatt
New York Jewish Week
Nov 18, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — One of the enduring images of Hurricane Katrina for the Jewish community of New Orleans, and well beyond, was of a kipa-wearing rescue worker, in waist-high water, carrying one of seven ...
Decry discrimination
Nov 18, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Remember the movie “Gentleman’s Agreement?” The film noire picture featured a crusading non-Jewish journalist, played by Gregory Peck, who posed as a Jew to learn firsthand what anti-Semitism in Am...
Funding to protect water, public lands, more critical than ever
by Fred Scherlinder Dobb and Terry Gips
Guest Columnists
Nov 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — With a tradition thousands of years old, Judaism informs us on taking the long view — the Divine view, as it were, since God is concerned even to the thousandth generation in the futur...
The divine mystery of human genius
by Menachem Z. Rosensaft
Nov 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK — Pitting science and supposedly rational thought against religion and what is deemed by some to be primitive superstition sets up a wholly specious straw man. In a purely Hegelian context...
Arab discrimination runs counter to vision for Israel
by Jay Bushinsky
Nov 11, 2010 | 2 2 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
JERUSALEM — Hopes were high among Israel’s supporters when the United Nations General Assembly debated the Palestine issue 63 years ago that the proposed Jewish state would be “a light unto the Gen...
Our $42.5 million failure
Nov 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Tuesday’s announcement that 17 people, including former and current employees of the Claims Conference, were arrested for defrauding the fund providing restitution to Holocaust survivors should be ...
It’s not going to be a Tea Party on Iran
by Joel Rubin
Nov 08, 2010 | 2 2 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — As the broader political climate within which foreign policy is made lurches to the right, the new Washington will have to contend with a fractured Congress and, as a consequence, unce...
A GOP Congress means good things for Israel
by Abby Wisse Schachter
Nov 08, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
As with any election, some people are pleased with the results of Tuesday’s vote, while others are bitterly disappointed.  For lovers of our republic, supporters of Israel, and those deeply concern...