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Letters, the Week of April 20, 2017

His View: Republicans Over Democrats Editor-in-chief Joshua Runyan’s recent idealistic essay is, alas, unrealistic because anti-Israel attitudes and actions permeate the Democratic Party’s leadership and...

A Long History and a Bright Future

At the risk of stating the obvious, a lot sure has changed in the last 130 years. Not that I have firsthand experience of all...

Throughout the Years, a Community’s Support Has Stayed Constant

By Bud Newman Today, as Jewish community members living in Greater Philadelphia, we have hundreds of ways every hour to receive news related to our...

We See Another 130 Years as Being a Valuable Community Resource

By Andy Cherry and Steven Rosenberg “What it means to be Jewish in Philadelphia,” is something we take very seriously at the Jewish Exponent and...

Spicer’s Yom Hashoah Lesson

It would be simple to play the moral outrage card on White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s confused comparison of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s...

In Memory of a True Friend, Teacher Yuval Miara

By Rabbi Ira Budow Almost 20 years ago, a young man from our sister city in Israel became a shaliach at Abrams Hebrew Academy. Yuval...

Stop Denying the Israeli Consensus on the Palestinians

By Jonathan S. Tobin Yair Lapid is the current favorite to become prime minister the next time the Israeli people go to the polls to...

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...

Letters, the Week of April 13, 2017

The History of David Werner Amram Your article on Mr. Boonin’s talk reported that he said that in 1897, the Exponent had identified “a man...

Valuing Person Over Party

In the midst of the rare chorus lauding President Trump’s decision to order missile strikes on a Syrian air base, it was easy to...