Wednesday, June 3, 2015 Sivan 16, 5775

By:
Ari Y. Kelman
For many younger people, American Jewry means this: "Synagogues are for people with children. And they are generally uninspiring." "JCCs are also for people with children. And they don't have great gyms, either." "Federations only want my money. Then they want me to be quiet." "This Jewish group wants to tell me how I ought to be Jewish." "That Jewish...
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Media Clippings
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A few weeks ago, I looked at the question of failure in American life, especially the central part it plays in education and child-rearing. It was noted in the article I discussed, which was published in one of the final issues of Child magazine , that by not allowing children to learn how to deal with failure, we're doing them...
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Lamenting the 'occupation' won't make the facts that led to '67 conflict go away
By:
Jonathan S. Tobin
French writer Alexandre Dumas the elder wrote in 1854 that "nothing succeeds like success." But when it comes to the State of Israel, it appears that nothing seems to fail as abysmally as victory. As the world notes the 40th anniversary of the Six-Day War this coming week, much of the coverage and commentaries about the topic seem to center...
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By:
Stu Goldman
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The election of a new Congress last November gave rise to hopes that a sensible approach to immigration reform would now be possible. Given the support of many Democrats, in addition to President Bush, for a pathway to citizenship for undocumented workers, it seemed likely that comprehensive legislation was possible. However, that optimism did not take into account the the...
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