Friday, September 30, 2016 Elul 27, 5776
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By Steven M. Cohen
The sheer number of American Jewish adults who identify as Conservative and belong to a synagogue has fallen by about 21 percent — from 723,000 adult Jewih congregational members in 1990 to 570,000 in 2013.
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By Rafael Medoff
The only genuine nationwide American Jewish elections took place in 1917, for the founding assembly of the American Jewish Congress.
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By Hal Lewis
Americans in general, and American Jews in particular, must come to terms with the blatant hypocrisy that currently informs our political debate, on both sides of the aisle. Simply stated, we need to decide whether cloaking our political positions in religious principle is fair and legitimate discourse.
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By N. Aaron Troodler
Approximately $3 billion in state education aid has been withheld since the start of the new fiscal year on July 1. As a result, school districts have been forced to borrow over $430 million in order to cover expenses and operational costs.
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By Abby W. Schachter
It isn’t a Jewish value to be a doctor, lawyer or neuroscientist, however. Professional achievement isn’t the measure of Jewish success.
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