Monday, September 22, 2014 Elul 27, 5774

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By now, those who care about such things know that, after a century, The Christian Science Monitor has decided to discontinue publishing a weekday newspaper. The announcement came during the same week that Time, Inc., which oversees all those famous magazines, said it would be cutting 600 jobs and reorganizing its staff. Gannett, the largest newspaper publishing company in the...
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Long-overdue program to lower day-school costs gives hope for the future
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Jonathan S. Tobin
David Magerman is a 40-year-old with a Ph.D. in computer science who recently left the technology industry to become an investor. His main investment vehicles these days are not financial instruments. Instead, he's investing in our future through Jewish education. He's formed his own philanthropy called the Kohelet Foundation, because he sees the wisdom of Kohelet -- the Hebrew name...
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Stu Goldman
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With its future still being debated in peace negotiations, and a poverty rate that dwarfs those of other Israeli cities, Jerusalem has serious problems that merit the attention of the entire Jewish world. Thus, the election of a man who appears to be focused more on solutions than ideology as mayor of Israel's capital is an event that should give...
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It is always heartening when Arab denial of Israel's legitimacy is pierced. So when the king of Saudi Arabia is seen sitting listening to a speech by the president of Israel at a conference in New York, it may be treated as a sign that the wall of hatred against Zionism has been breached. But before we get too excited...
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