Friday, May 29, 2015 Sivan 11, 5775

By:
Sara Esther Crispa, JE Feature
There we were, sitting in our home office and talking, when suddenly, my husband shot up and bolted out the back door. As I followed him, I heard him scream that some kid had just stolen our 4-year-old daughter's bicycle, which she had received as a birthday gift. As my husband bolted after this kid and his two friends, the...
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By:
Morton A. Klein
Next week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet in Washington with President Barack Obama. Israel and the United States remain far apart on many issues. Obama wants Israel to agree to establishing a Palestinian state, retreating to the indefensible 1967 borders. Israel doesn't accept this, and the Arabs have said that no compromise will be considered. Israel wants the...
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One year after a federal raid on the nation's largest kosher meat-packing plant, the Jewish community is rightly engaged in constructive dialogue about just what it means to be kosher. The May 12, 2008 raid nabbed 389 undocumented workers at the Agriprocessors plant in Postville, Iowa. The owners of the plant face charges of labor violations, money-laundering and immigration fraud...
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The Problem Is How You Define a 'Just Peace' I write in strong opposition to the letter from Susan Landau of the Philadelphia Jews for a Just Peace ("A Jewish Activist Calls for Peace and Justice," May 7). The very name of this group implies that those of us who do not agree with it do not believe in a...
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By:
Paul Golin
Did you ever get a free sample of an energy drink or skin cream that you previously never tried, and now purchase regularly? How about signing up for a free trial -- "cancel any time with no obligation!" -- only to enjoy the magazine or gym-club membership so much that you now renew the subscription annually without thinking twice? Conversely,...
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