Friday, April 29, 2016 Nisan 21, 5776
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Rabbi Nancy Fuchs-Kreimer
Do you remember the line drawing of an old woman who, if you shift your eyes a fraction of an inch, can suddenly reappear as a beautiful girl with a hat? I thought of that well-known perceptual illusion this summer when I studied the biblical narrative of Joseph at a retreat for Jewish and Muslim emerging religious leaders. We chose...
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Robert I. Evans and Avrum D. Lapin
With the celebration of Chanukah -- a Jewish festival built on rededication, survival and giving -- we prepare to say goodbye to 2009. For many, it will be a relief to put the past 12 months behind us and start 2010 with a sense of renewal. For some, this period reminds us of crashing stocks and the Bernie Madoff mess...
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Morton A. Klein and Daniel Mandel
At the 1993 Oslo signing ceremony in Washington, President Bill Clinton called the Oslo accords a "brave gamble." Actually, Oslo turned out to be a tragic gamble that cost Israel almost 2,000 lives, with thousands more maimed. The reason: a concessionary policy that ignored continuing Palestinian rejection of Israel's existence as a Jewish state and support for terrorist violence against...
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Sections > News > Israel & Mideast http://www.goldsteinsfuneral.com/ Young Rappers Abroad Tell It Like It Really Is December 10, 2009 Robert Fox, JE Feature
"We won't break no, we won't be scared no "We won't lose our desire for life "We are the real reason behind the need to keep on marching here." Was this written by soldiers during the heat of battle? Revolutionaries or resistance fighters? No. It is the chorus of the rap song "We Won't Break." Not a rap song by...
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Tevi Troy
Officials in the Obama administration have decided that they will be cutting the guest list in half for this year's Chanukah party at the White House. The Jerusalem Post , which first reported this development, suggested that this will be politically harder for Obama the Democrat than it would have been for Bush the Republican. As one of President Bush's...
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