Wednesday, September 3, 2014 Elul 8, 5774

By:
Mitchell Bard
Debates still rage over the actions of American Jewry during the Holocaust. Given the outcome, however, it's hard to dispute that that generation of leaders failed. While today's threat is not the same as the one they faced then, the danger posed by a nuclear Iran is considered an existential one by Israel. The question is whether we are repeating...
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By:
Misha Galperin
Times are changing dramatically in the nonprofit world. In the past year-and-a-half, I have watched once vibrant Jewish nonprofit entities fold or struggle to survive. As a CEO of a large Federation, I had to make some very difficult decisions about how we were going to confront the "new normal" of today's economy. As we mapped out a plan with...
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Praise for a Rabbi Who's Stuck by the Russians Your April 15 cover story "The New Russian Revolution?" was both interesting and insightful. It's good to know that Federation, under the leadership of Mr. Leonard Barrack, has taken such a great interest in the Russian community. I would like to point out that for more than 30 years, one rabbi...
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They say the wheels of justice grind slowly, but they are moving very swiftly for Sholom Rubashkin. The former CEO of the Agriprocessors kosher meat company in Postville, Iowa, is slated to be sentenced next week for bank fraud and other charges, and federal prosecutors are apparently seeking a life sentence. The May 2008 raid by federal immigration officials on...
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By:
Joel Einleger
With winter's snow at an end, thousands of parents are now imagining their children swimming in a mountain lake after a long, hot run in the sun as they finalize plans for their children to attend summer camp. But only some parents will choose a camp that can also help build their child's Jewish connections, identity and pride, while they...
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