Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Tammuz 13, 5775
By:
Stu Goldman
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Surveys tell us that support for Jewish philanthropies is down in the United States. The reason often given is that younger people just aren't interested in the slogans that moved their parents and grandparents. And yet, we imagine that there are very few members of the Jewish community, of any age or income, who would admit to be unmoved by...
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The world resounded this week with yet another round of protests against Israeli cruelty to the people of Gaza, who were subjected to air attacks, and cuts in power and fuel, that critics say endangered the lives of many innocent people. But like virtually every other propaganda offensive conducted against the Jewish state by the Palestinians and their cheerleaders in...
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Many American Jews will be attending a seder this week, but not because they're three months early for Passover. The celebration of Tu B'Shevat -- the New Year of Trees -- which this year falls on Tuesday, Jan. 22, seems to be spreading far and wide. The growing concern over the environment and issues like global warming has had an...
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With the revival of the peace process heralded by the visit of President Bush to Israel and the Palestinian territories last week, debates about the rights and wrongs of the issues at stake are revving up. As such, Israelis and American Jews are engaged in arguments about settlements, borders and the future of Jerusalem. And those discussions will continue, whether...
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