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Letters | The Two-State Solution and Holocaust Analogies

Rethinking the Two-State Solution As multiple chances at peace over multiple American administrations have gone unsuccessfully, my thoughts are beginning to change in regards to...
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Opinion | The Aging Crisis That’s Not Being Addressed

By Bob Roth I’m old-school: I still get the newspaper delivered — primarily, because it’s our therapy dog Lacey’s morning routine to get the paper...
Ambassador Yossi Shelley with Brazilian President Bolsonaro in the doctored lobster photo

Opinion | ‘Lobstergate’ and Non-Kosher Coercion

By Ruthie Blum In the midst of countrywide fury in Israel over two deadly serious issues — the killing of an Ethiopian Israeli teenager by...
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Opinion | Survivors’ Unmet Needs Far Outweigh Resources Available

By Marcy Gringlas Seed the Dream Foundation would like to thank and congratulate Naomi Adler, president & CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia,...
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Letters | Food Insecurity, Gun Laws and More

Fighting Food Insecurity We are delighted that Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El is partnering with Box Lunch and a Book at Zion Baptist Church, Saints Memorial...
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Opinion | ‘Two-State Solution’ Isn’t Best for Either Side

By Lee Bender and Jerome R. Verlin “The two-state solution,” as America and Israel define it, calls for “two states for two peoples” — for...
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Opinion | TIP Is Dead; Long Live the Israel Project

By Ben Cohen | JNS.org As all journalists know, the news cycle can be a fickle thing, particularly in a week when Americans are deservedly...
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Opinion | Marianne Williamson, Not My Candidate

By Stacia Friedman Marianne Williamson is good at a lot of things. She is good at writing best-selling books. When it comes to branding, Williamson...
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Opinion | A Tribute to Rabbi Michael Stern: The World Has Lost a Giant...

By Seena Elbaum I recently went to a funeral that was real, but mostly very surreal. The world lost a truly great human being, and...
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Letters | On the Concentration Camp Comment

Tobin Op-ed on Concentration Camps Missed Mark In his column (“Why Disingenuous Holocaust Analogies Matter,” June 27), Jonathan Tobin refers to those who use the...