Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Av 2, 5774

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Stu Goldman
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The creation of a new home for a community institution is, by definition, a cause for celebration. And that was certainly the case this past Sunday when the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy dedicated its new campus in Bryn Mawr. The Academy was already a highly regarded school, but the impressive new facility will only add to its allure. The...
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One of the most bizarre aspects of the media coverage of the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks is the focus on the widespread belief in the Arab and Islamic world that they were the result of a U.S. government and/or Israeli plot. There are more than a few fruitcakes in this country who harbor the same delusions about Sept...
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Obama's Strong Support for Israel Made Clear As an American Jew, I have been surprised by my community's reluctance to support Barack Obama. Last month, I was offered the opportunity to attend the Democratic National Convention in Denver as part of the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee's non-partisan delegation (Cover story: "With Agendas Set, Conventions Should Be Major Schmoozefests," Aug...
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By:
Michael Adler
I returned from the Democratic National Convention in Denver stirred by the announcement of Sen. Joe Biden (D-Del.) as the Democratic vice presidential nominee, to say nothing of the memorable acceptance speech by Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) and then the announcement of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as the Republican vice presidential nominee. It was the most momentous week of this,...
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