Tuesday, June 2, 2015 Sivan 15, 5775

The problem with Huckabee isn't his public religiosity, but his trading on prejudice
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One hundred and twenty-three years ago, a presidential election may well have been decided by a matter of religion. On the eve of the close 1884 race between Democrat Grover Cleveland of New York and Republican standard-bearer James G. Blaine of Maine, a Presbyterian minister named Rev. Samuel Burchard earned infamy by characterizing the Democrats as the party of "rum,...
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Donors met this week in Paris to hold yet another fundraiser for the bankrupt Palestinian Authority. While many philanthropies say that fundraising is down this year, the Palestinians have no such worries. P.A. President Mahmoud Abbas' tin cup was filled with a record $7.4 billion in pledges, including $555 million from the representatives of American taxpayers. The donors (it should...
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Trust Evangelicals When It Comes to Israel? Your report on a recent conference (City & Suburb: "Jews and Evangelicals: Is It Really a Marriage Made in Heaven?" Dec. 6) glossed over a key consideration affecting Jewish-evangelical relations. As the article noted, "Evangelicals accept the Bible as literal truth." This means that -- no if's, and's or but's about it --...
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By:
Neal Sher
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia was practically stunned at the hostile reception he received during a recent visit to London. It seems our British friends are much more attuned than we to the nefarious role that the Saudis continue to play in financing and fomenting terror. The nation that is best described as the epicenter for terror continues to fly...
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Abraham H. Foxman
Republican candidate Mitt Romney's recent speech to the American people about his Mormonism and faith in America was an important contribution to our ongoing national dialogue regarding the appropriate role of religion in politics. We agree that there is no place in our society for bigotry, and that one's religion should never be a test for political office. We also...
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