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Pro Romney: Time to Stop Digging and Start Building

  As Will Rogers said, “When you find yourself in a hole, stop digging!” In the last four years, the Obama administration has dug our...
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President Obama Speaks to Our Best Traditions

  “To be good Americans, we must be better Jews.” When Justice Louis Brandeis spoke these words, he sought to inspire our nation’s Jewish community...
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Returning to Ramah

  Rabbi Joel Seltzer returns to his "Ramahnik" roots as the new director of Camp Ramah in the Poconos - a daydream come true for...
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Shomrim Struggles to Survive

  After 75 years, the Jewish cops and firefighters who make up the local chapter of Shomrim still gather for monthly meetings and social events....

AJC Starts Program for Diplomats

  The American Jewish Committee’s Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Chapter has unveiled a new program aimed at educating foreign diplomats based in the Philadelphia...
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Smith Speaks Up

After $17 million in personal campaign funds, coal industry executive and political neophyte Tom Smith may be within striking distance of unseating U.S. Sen....
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Iran’s the Target

Israel, a heated issue throughout the presidential campaign, finally took center stage at the final foreign policy-themed debate earlier this week. But whether the...
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Complex Questions of Interfaith

Forget the big communal question of whether children of intermarried couples can ever feel completely Jewish - the roughly 65 teens and parents at...
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The People on the Bus Go Up and Down

In the world of public transportation, lots of things change in 64 years. Take Egged buses, for example. The “no spitting” signs are no...
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More Than a Lot to Experience in Eilat

When my wife and I planned our recent visit to Eilat, we expected a glorious seaside holiday. Little did we know that we would...