Friday, July 31, 2015 Av 15, 5775

By:
Rela Mintz Geffen
One only feels pride or shame, embarrassment or jubilation as a result of the actions of another if there is a familial relationship. That is why, in his groundbreaking studies of Jewish identity, the late social psychologist Simon Herman of Hebrew University used the following types of questions to test the connection between American and Israeli Jewish teenagers and the...
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A letter writer is accused of totally misrepresenting a fund and much praise is extended to the new head of the Israel Advocacy Unit
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It's time for the United States to stop equivocating on Syria and make clear that it's time for Bashar Assad to go. For months, the Assad regime has employed brutal tactics to quash its nascent opposition, killing hundreds of its own citizens and committing human rights abuses in the process. The argument that Assad provides a bulwark of stability in...
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One reader states that an opinion writer has the right to criticize but not to endanger Jews and Gratz College announces it will study and compare different genocides.
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It's a sorry state of affairs when one of the biggest challenges for American Jewry is mobilizing our own community on behalf of Israel. A new effort to do just that is kicking off here next week, with the launch of the Jewish Community Relations Council's Israel Action Coalition. We wish this new initiative the best of luck. We hope...
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