Thursday, September 18, 2014 Elul 23, 5774

Israel's security will be affected more by its own voting than by our election
By:
Jonathan S. Tobin
American Jews have spent much of the past year tying themselves in knots debating which of the presidential candidates is the stronger supporter of the U.S.-Israel relationship. To the last week of the campaign, Republicans continued to argue that Barack Obama's protestations of sympathy for the Jewish state were faked. Their last-ditch efforts centered around Obama's appearance at a 2003...
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The end of the marathon presidential election race this week (though the final results were not known as this page went to press) puts a period on a fascinating campaign that held the nation's attention for more than a year. But the election of a new president and Congress is not the end of politics or public policy. On the...
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The Political Campaignof Fear Must Be Derailed After seeing the Republican Jewish Coalition ads and looking at its Web site, I have changed my registration from Republican to Democratic. Jews have been the victims of lies, distortions, and vehement, deadly hatred. For a Jewish organization to contribute to any kind of fear-mongering and to the sordid smearing of a decent...
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By:
Mitchell Bard
Imagine that you are 9 years old, sleeping soundly in your warm bed. Before going to sleep, you went through the normal bedtime ritual of brushing your teeth and washing your hands and face. Your mother came in to read a story. When you wake up, you'll eat breakfast and then go to school like you do every day. But...
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By:
Steven M. Brown
Jewish day schools have come of age in North America, and you may be surprised by who's attending these schools. Jewish day-school enrollment in the United States has tripled over the course of the last 30 years, from about 70,000 to 200,000 students. Today, about 40 percent of all students who are receiving a Jewish education do so in day...
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