Friday, May 27, 2016 Iyyar 19, 5776

There's little doubt that few Americans have forgotten where they were when they first learned of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. Nor have we forgotten the way the horrifying images of that day -- graphically conveyed by television -- were seared into our brains and our hearts. But as we approach...
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Santorum's fate could be decided by the Jewish community's political priorities
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For the last three decades, observers of American Jewish life have struggled with the question of whether or not foreign-policy issues should overwhelm domestic concerns in the battle for Jewish votes. But in November, this debate ought to get the attention of a wider audience. That is because it may well be on this seemingly arcane question that the fate...
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Media Clippings
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There's nothing quite like an intramural catfight. New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd had some of her finest moments when she took on President Bill Clinton and his affair with Monica Lewinsky. She was so clearly a partisan for his side -- and yet so appalled and amused by the continual misbehavior that had taken place in the White House...
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The latest chapter of the ongoing saga of the federal prosecution of two men who were formerly key analysts working for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee involved a ruling earlier this month by a federal judge that allowed the case against them to go forward, and even raised the specter that they might be considered "foreign agents." Like much...
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The process by which troops have been recruited to serve in the U.N. peacekeeping force in Lebanon has been a dismaying spectacle for those actually interested in peace. But as much as it may portend the utter futility of that force's activity, it is also highly instructive about the future of other international initiatives aimed at preventing a nuclear Iran...
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