Saturday, August 27, 2016 Av 23, 5776
Many Americans view the coming of Election Day next week with more relief than anticipation. The barrage of campaign invective from both major parties has invaded virtually every corner of our lives. The end of this political marathon will, if nothing else, give us all a breather from the deluge of partisan argument. But no matter how sick and tired...
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It may be overshadowed at the moment by the vote that will be held here next week, but Israelis are now preparing for their own election this winter. The failure of Kadima Party leader Tzipi Livni to build a viable coalition in the Knesset has made it imperative to give Israelis the chance to change their leaders. It's been less...
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Stu Goldman
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The behavior of Pope Pius XII during the Holocaust remains a sore point for both Catholics and Jews. To Catholics, the wartime pope sought to protect the church from the Nazis and helped Jews when he could. But for most Jews, Pius was a moral coward who failed to speak up to save the Jews of Europe. And they wonder...
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The fight for the Jewish vote in the 2004 presidential election was one of the most hotly contested in memory. But four years later, it appears as if that dustup was nothing compared to the battle that is taking place this year. In recent years, the Republican Party has sought to chip away at the Democrats' traditional stranglehold on the...
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