Friday, December 2, 2016 Kislev 2, 5777
By:
Ben Cohen
The decision of the Iraqi parliament on Oct. 4 to reject Yazidi and Assyrian Christian appeals for separate provinces should spark concern.
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By:
Dan Frankel
We are all living in historic times. With control of the U.S. Senate on the line, the eyes of the nation are squarely on Pennsylvania. And for all the commentary and noise about the Pennsylvania Senate race, the choice in this election comes down to three questions.
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By:
Howard A. Cohen
In addition to general legislative responsibilities and important decisions on the raising and spending of our tax dollars, the Senate has specific responsibilities, especially with respect to its advice and consent obligations for the president’s cabinet and judicial nominees.
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By:
Avi Weiss
While the issue of women in Orthodoxy makes for a critical conversation, the singling out of this issue raises questions as to the organization’s priorities.
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By:
Gerard Leval
In analyzing the widespread attempt by French municipalities to ban the full-body female swimsuit known as the burkini that some Muslim women insist on wearing on public beaches, it is essential to understand the historical underpinnings of the concept of religious freedom — not as we know it here, but as it has developed in France.
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