Thursday, August 28, 2014 Elul 2, 5774

Reviving interest in Herzl's legacy
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For many Israelis, he is - as one wag in Ha'aretz put it a couple of years ago - "that man with a beard" whose achievements are "irrelevant" to modern Israel. For American Jews, he is an unknown or just a name pulled out of history, often unconnected to any real sense of his importance. But as we celebrate Israel's...
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Media Clippings
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In the annals of clever ideas for magazines, the one behind One Story has a place high on the list. According to its Web site, One Story , which appears 18 times a year by subscription only, is no more or less than what it says it is - "a literary magazine that contains one story." The publication is sent...
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Activism on Sudan doesn't diminish uniqueness of the Holocaust
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This week, Jews from around the country will be marching on Washington. But contrary to the paranoid fantasies of those anti-Semites who think the Jewish "Lobby" runs the country, the activists from a broad cross-section of Jewish groups won't be there to "influence" policy for the benefit of Israel. Instead, Jewish individuals and groups will be standing up for a...
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Stu Goldman
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A Message of Life This year, once again, the local Jewish community and others will come together to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust. The ceremony, weather-permitting, will take place at the site of the city's memorial to the Six Million that stands on the corner of 16th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. For decades, survivors have flocked to...
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