Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Elul 22, 5774
By:
Gary E. Erlbaum and Benyamin Korn
Supporters of President Barack Obama may take comfort from his newfound push for tighter United Nations sanctions against Iran. And surely American Jews should support any and all pressure against the nuclear weapons program -- finally acknowledged by the International Atomic Energy Agency -- of the messianic regime in Tehran that loudly proclaims its intention to destroy the State of...
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By:
Ellen Kadransky
Way back in 1800, Thomas Jefferson spoke out to cite the political disadvantage for states that divided electoral votes in a district approach, while all others used the winner-take-all approach. He knew the dangers even back then. And yet, Pennsylvania is talking about using a district approach in 2012. In California in 2007, politicians initiated a petition to divide the...
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By:
Shoval Dorani
I have always had a love of Israel. Having a father from Israel and a mother who was very involved with Jewish causes and traveled frequently to Israel, it was in my blood. But as a 14-year-old attending an all-girls overnight camp, something happened to change my life during the summer of 2006 -- the summer that Gilad Shalit was captured.
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By:
Betsy Sheerr
Last week's disjointed Republican presidential debate in South Carolina was a dispiriting signal that these candidates are either not sophisticated or they do not much care about foreign policy. To those of us who do care deeply about U.S. foreign policy and America's role as a world leader, this was both a disappointing and dangerous sign.
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By:
Elie Kaunfer
I want to challenge one of the mainstay assumptions of organized Jewish life: Jewish continuity is the end goal, and everything is in service to that.
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