Friday, September 19, 2014 Elul 24, 5774

Santorum's fate could be decided by the Jewish community's political priorities
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For the last three decades, observers of American Jewish life have struggled with the question of whether or not foreign-policy issues should overwhelm domestic concerns in the battle for Jewish votes. But in November, this debate ought to get the attention of a wider audience. That is because it may well be on this seemingly arcane question that the fate...
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There's little doubt that few Americans have forgotten where they were when they first learned of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. Nor have we forgotten the way the horrifying images of that day -- graphically conveyed by television -- were seared into our brains and our hearts. But as we approach...
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More Than One Road to Quality Jewish Education While I understand the enthusiasm and passion for day schools (Editorial, Aug. 24), I am dismayed that the Jewish Exponent would not have included synagogue schools as a powerful alternative. Having served for 16 years as headmaster of the Raymond and Ruth Perelman Jewish Day School, and for five years as the...
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Lori Schneide
I was sitting in a maklat -- a bomb shelter -- in Haifa one breezy morning in July, when a young American woman next to me stopped crying long enough to say with the cadent punctuation of youth, "Why is everyone so calm?" In that moment, the light in the windowless room seemed to change. People sat in clusters, handing...
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Media Clippings
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When David Brooks was at The Weekly Standard, I enjoyed almost everything he wrote. He seemed to revel in the freedom he'd been given at the magazine, and when his editors cut him loose, especially on longer features, he took full advantage of it. But when he moved on several years ago to the opinion pages at The New York...
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