Sunday, May 24, 2015 Sivan 6, 5775
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Michael Steinhardt
I have a dream in which Jewish early-childhood educators in the United States, who presently receive an average salary of $9.66 per hour, can raise their own children without having to take out loans or marry rich. I have a dream in which the Birthright Israel does not have to keep tens of thousands of potential participants on waiting lists...
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Agency Works Hard to Aid Needy Palestinians Jonathan Tobin appears content to regurgitate hackneyed allegations that have been proven wrong many times over (A Matter of Opinion: "Pull the Plug on UNRWA," March 16). Countries funding UNRWA rightly scrutinize its expenditure very closely, and external reviews and audits take place continuously, including by the U.S. General Accounting Office. Far from...
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As we go to press this week, the votes cast in Israel's parliamentary election are still being tabulated. Though the exact outcome is unknown, the outline of a new centrist consensus built around the ideas of stricken Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was a consistent theme in opinion polls taken throughout the campaign. If those polls are correct, that will mean...
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Rabbi David Forman
The liberal Jewish community finds itself in a bind. The only trouble is that it does not know it. Liberal Jews in America are so wedded to their ideological positions that the sweeping historical events which have recently overtaken the Middle East seem to have had little effect on their mindset. I have been on a lecture tour throughout the...
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Six years ago, riding the quest of the expansion of Jewish day-school enrollment around the country, the Raymond and Ruth Perelman Jewish Day School opened a branch in Bucks county. With the general population of the once pastoral county swelled by those leaving Philadelphia and the inner ring of suburbs, Bucks was growing. Pastures were rapidly being turned into home...
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