Thursday, July 10, 2014 Tammuz 12, 5774
By:
Lawrence Grossman
If the American Studies Association wants an academic boycott of Israeli universities to protest the country’s treatment of Palestinians, it should also insist on forgoing the use of anything produced by Israeli brainpower — but the fact that nobody is suggesting this speaks to the hypocrisy of the situation, writes the American Jewish Committee’s director of publications.
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By:
Menachem Z. Rosensaft
The general counsel of the World Jewish Congress welcomes news that the Obama administration will appoint a special envoy to help deliver services to survivors who still live in deplorable conditions.
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By:
Philip A. Cunningham
The director of the Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations explains how the French film "The Jewish Cardinal" can act as a springboard for much-needed dialogue.
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By:
Abraham H. Foxman
Nelson Mandela, who died last week at 95, will always be recalled as a symbol of resistance to the racist policies of apartheid South Africa, a true hero of conscience. But he also will always have a special place in the memory of the Jewish community.
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By:
Daniella Slon
A native South African, now working for the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, recalls her childhood and her longtime fascination with the late Nelson Mandela.
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