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Opinion

  • I Was a Muslim in Trump’s White House

    By jwadmin on February 23, 2017
    When President Obama left, I stayed on at the National Security Council in order to serve my country. I lasted eight days. By Rumana Ahmed The Atlantic In 2011, I was hired, straight out of college, to work at the White House and eventually the National Security Council. My job there was to promote and protect the best of what […]
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  • Trump has a new idea for Middle East peace! Except it isn’t new at all.

    By jwadmin on February 20, 2017
    By Jackson Diehl The Washington Post  Donald Trump has surveyed the wreckage of decades of failed Israeli-Palestinian diplomacy, considered the world full of challenges his administration faces, and somehow concluded that . . . he’s going to be the president who brokers a comprehensive Mideast deal. “It might be a bigger and better deal than people in this room even understand,” he […]
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  • Honor the memory of Nazi victims by speaking out against anti-Semitism

    By jwadmin on February 1, 2017
      By DANNY DANON NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – The world comes together every Jan. 27 to remember the most devastating tragedy in history: the Shoah. We remember the victims of the Nazi regime. The loved ones lost and the shameful treatment of human life and human dignity. We also make sure to remember our history, as painful as it may […]
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  • This is the moment for an Israeli victory!

    By jwadmin on January 25, 2017
    By DANIEL PIPES The U.S.-sponsored Israeli–Palestinian “peace process” began in December 1988, when Palestinian Liberation Organization leader Yasir Arafat met American conditions and “accepted United Nations Security Council resolutions 242 and 338, recognized Israel’s right to exist and renounced terrorism” (actually, given Arafat’s heavily accented English, it sounded like he “renounced tourism”). That peace process screeched to an end in […]
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  • Opinion: Obama’s self-revealing final act

    By jwadmin on January 21, 2017
    By Charles Krauthammer Opinion writer January 19 The Washington Post – Barack Obama did not go out quietly. His unquiet final acts were, in part, overshadowed by a successor who refused to come in quietly and, in part, by Obama’s own endless, sentimental farewell tour. But there was nothing nostalgic or sentimental about Obama’s last acts. Two of them were simply […]
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  • Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump already face the halacha police…

    By jwadmin on January 20, 2017
    By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – President-elect Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, attended the Inauguration Day service Friday, Jan. 20, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, a tradition that goes back to 1933. The live video showed the Trumps shaking hands with the pastor and entering the church, followed by his daughter Ivanka and her husband, Jared Kushner. No […]
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  • New B’nai Sholom course to review ‘Lost Women Of The Bible’

    By jwadmin on January 18, 2017
    ALBANY–A new course at B’nai Sholom Reform Congregation that will be taught by Rabbi Beverly W. Magidson will introduce the women of the Bible who are mentioned only fleetingly and then seem to vanish from the narrative. “Lost Women of the Bible” will be offered four Monday evenings beginning on Jan. 23 from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. at B’nai Sholom, 420 Whitehall Rd., Albany. The Bible teaches […]
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  • Why Did Obama Pander to the UN’s Stunning Anti-Israel Bias?

    By jwadmin on January 13, 2017
    By Maajid Nawaz The Daily Beast LONDON—Just before Christmas the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2334, condemning Israeli settlements in the West Bank. By allowing the motion to pass, President Barack Obama crowned his miserable track record in the Middle East with one last high school debating gesture. This was then embellished by Secretary of State John Kerry’s warning […]
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  • Ehud Barak: Netanyahu’s reckless conduct endangers Israel

    By jwadmin on December 28, 2016
    By Ehud Barak September 14 The Washington Post Ehud Barak was prime minister of Israel from 1999 to 2001 and defense minister from 1999 to 2001 and 2007 to 2013. During the past two years, a sense of gloom has taken over my country, as pride in Israel’s accomplishments and self-confidence grounded in reality have given way to fear-mongering, victimhood […]
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  • Making the connection—We can see and hear you now!

    By jwadmin on December 28, 2016
    By Marilyn Shapiro How difficult it must have been for my grandparents! Their children Fran and Bill lived at least eight hours away, first in Vermont and Connecticut and then in small towns in Upstate New York. Between the distance and the logistics involved trips were limited to one or two week visits that they made by train from Brooklyn and […]
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