Saturday, February 6, 2016 Shevat 27, 5776

There's a Jewish angle to almost every story and, sadly, the child sex-abuse scandal at Penn State University is no exception. It turns out that Penn State's now former president is Jewish and its legendary football coach was honored by the local chapter of the American Jewish Committee with its National Leadership Award earlier this year.
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A reader argues that if Iran goes nuclear our freedom is shot while another praises a stellar appointment at Gratz College.
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By:
Elie Kaunfer
I want to challenge one of the mainstay assumptions of organized Jewish life: Jewish continuity is the end goal, and everything is in service to that.
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By:
Betsy Sheerr
Last week's disjointed Republican presidential debate in South Carolina was a dispiriting signal that these candidates are either not sophisticated or they do not much care about foreign policy. To those of us who do care deeply about U.S. foreign policy and America's role as a world leader, this was both a disappointing and dangerous sign.
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No one should be shocked by the findings of the International Atomic Energy Agency that Iran has been conducting experiments "specific to nuclear weapons" and that the watchdog agency has "serious concerns regarding possible military dimensions to Iran's nuclear program." The latest and long-awaited report, issued this week, provides the clearest indication yet about Iran's nuclear intentions -- and its...
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