Thursday, May 28, 2015 Sivan 10, 5775

By:
Michael Pasek
In his controversial piece written a year ago, "The Failure of the American Jewish Establishment," Peter Beinart exposed the apathetic stance taken by many young Jews toward Israel. Detailing how young liberal Jews refused to be pigeonholed into a group-think and overarching defense of conservative Israeli politics, Beinart highlighted the dissonance between institutions claiming to embody Jewish values, while supporting...
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By:
Alexander Kornhauser
Peter Beinart's "The Failure of the American Jewish Establishment," printed last year in the New York Review of Books , was one of the most astonishingly ungrounded articles I've read. He used the piece as a platform to mock the au courant foe of the liberal academic establishment: international Zionism and Israeli right-wing political parties. In his doomsday scenario, Beinart...
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Fatah-Hamas unity means the worst for Israel while killing Bin Laden had little to do with justice.
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The onset of spring brings the inevitable stream of walks, runs and races -- all for good causes. Now comes a new kid on the block that is worth coming out for this weekend: the Anti-Defamation League's inaugural Walk Against Hate. The 5K walk in Philadelphia ( www.walkagainsthate.org ) is more than just a fundraiser for an organization that needs...
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By:
Aryeh Rubin
We are living in a troubling and dangerous time -- a time when we need courageous and insightful leaders more than at any point since the Holocaust. We are facing a potentially existential crisis for Israel and, ultimately, I believe, for Jewish people worldwide. Yet our leaders for the most part have not responded in a forceful way. Those among...
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