Friday, February 27, 2015 AdarI 8, 5775

Next week's Congressional elections have produced a lively and at times nasty debate between the Democratic and Republican parties as they battle for Jewish votes. As has been the case in recent years, the Republicans are trying diligently to make inroads in the Democrats' solid Jewish majorities and are using the question of support for Israel as their wedge issue...
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By:
Caroline Glick
Today, the public debate in the United States revolves around one question: When are we leaving Iraq? The conventional wisdom has become that U.S. operations in Iraq are futile. Due in large part to politically driven press coverage, Americans have received the impression that America cannot succeed in Iraq, and that consequently, their leaders ought to be concentrating their efforts...
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By:
Leonard Fein
Generally, I find the all-too-common fundraising slogan "now more than ever" offensive. Yet I'm not alone in thinking next week's vote in significant respects is the most consequential off-year election in memory. Why? Because our nation will be paying the costs of George W. Bush's presidency for generations to come. The sooner we can be done with it, the sooner...
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The Community Must Act to Curb Gun Violence I was moved by Diane Edbril's piece (Opinion: "Will Guns Seal the Fate of Children in the 'Book of Life?' " Oct. 12). Edbril urged the Jewish community to take a strong position to prevent gun violence -- a timely plea. Why should we as Jews feel compelled to act? Many of...
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In the last two months, American Jews have responded with appropriate urgency to the call to support Israel in the wake of its war with Hezbollah in Lebanon. For weeks, literally thousands of terrorist missiles rained down on northern Israeli cities, towns and villages. The resulting damage was devastating, physically and emotionally. So, too, was the impact on the nation's...
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