Friday, March 6, 2015 AdarI 15, 5775
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Abraham H. Foxman
Republican candidate Mitt Romney's recent speech to the American people about his Mormonism and faith in America was an important contribution to our ongoing national dialogue regarding the appropriate role of religion in politics. We agree that there is no place in our society for bigotry, and that one's religion should never be a test for political office. We also...
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Certain writers do one thing so well, they eventually become predictable, known for their schtick. Loyal readers, in fact, come to look forward to the next outing. Christopher Hitchens, for example, has been known for more than three decades as a dependable curmudgeon, good for a vitriolic rant every few weeks or so. His career also has taken some compelling...
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What the media is saying about Judaism and Israel
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National Intelligence Community: Way Out of Its League on Tehran Policy Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger writes in The Washington Post (washingtonpost.com) on Dec. 13 that spying and policymaking don't mix: "The extraordinary spectacle of the president's national security adviser obliged to defend the president's Iran policy against a National Intelligence Estimate raises issues: How are we now to...
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GOP candidates' focus on immigration and religion misleads and diverts the nation
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Political consultants make their money in lots of ways, but one of the key insights into campaigns is not so much about picking candidates as it is in picking issues. There is little question that most Democrats have assumed that a war that most Americans perceive as a disaster would be the issue on which they could defeat the Republicans...
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Jeff Ballabon
The justification for the modern State of Israel is Jewish history -- both glorious and grim -- and there has long been a compact between the Jews in Israel and the Diaspora. Israeli Jews were on the front lines, and Diaspora Jewry was a vital source of economic and political strength. The Jews of Israel bore the lion's share of...
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