Thursday, August 27, 2015 Elul 12, 5775
In a recent speech at a Washington, D.C. celebration of the American Jewish Committee's centennial, prominent Israeli author A.B. Yehoshua provoked and angered his audience when he told them that their lives were, more or less, pointless. What he said was that the only place where Jews could keep their identity was in the State of Israel - and that...
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Bet on the Bright Side Timing, as they say, is everything, whether the arena is stand-up comedy, professional athletics or high-stakes investing. One financier admired for his business acumen - and knowing just when to strike - is U.S. mega-tycoon Warren Buffett. Once again, he may be on to something that the rest of us just don't see, since last...
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Censorship at State Are there any limits to what may or may not be said about the conflict in the Middle East on American college campuses? Judging by the proliferation of anti-Zionist events that sometimes border on outright anti-Semitism, the answer would be appear to be no. But when it comes to the opposite point of view, Penn State University...
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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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Stu Goldman
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