Tuesday, July 7, 2015 Tammuz 20, 5775
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Yaron Sideman
On Nov. 14th, Israel embarked on Operation Pillar of Defense. The main purpose of the operation has been to restore security to the civilian population in Israel by putting an end to the terror attacks it has withstood.
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By:
Charles H. Ramsey
The Law Enforcement and Society program, now in its 14th year at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., has trained more than 80,000 people, from police officers to FBI agents to judges.
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By:
Justin Windheim
My grandmother, Helen Mackler, was a vibrant and generous woman with surprisingly few health issues for her 85 years. So, when she suddenly passed away of a stroke on Oct. 27, it was an immense shock for all who loved her. What’s more, the perfect storm was fast approaching. Within hours of the news, events transpired that we’ll never forget...
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Sherrie Savett
Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt of the remarks delivered by Sherrie Savett, president of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, at the Federation’s main fundraising event in Center City on Nov. 4. All of us here represent a true collective — a collective voice; a collective passion; and a collective hope for our community. Being here represents our...
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The anniversary of Rabin's murder leaves some as befuddled as the event itself
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In the weeks and months before Israel's disengagement from Gaza, American Jews were bombarded with stories about how Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's plan was bound to set off a civil war, or at least a few incidents that would remind everyone of the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin. Those who sought to make the analogy inevitably invoked Rabin's death as a...
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