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Opinion

  • Chanukah guide for the perplexed, 2018

    By jwadmin on November 26, 2018
    Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: US-Israel Initiative” Based on ancient Jewish sages, https://bit.ly/2KxtSRi More on Chanukah and Jewish other holidays: http://bit.ly/137Er6J 1. The miracle of Chanukah. According to ancient Jewish sages, Chanukah highlights a critical, non-conventional interpretation of the term “miracle,” which is a derivative of – and not superior to – reality.   Thus, the Hebrew translation of “miracle” […]
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  • Can nonbinary people speak Hebrew?

    By jwadmin on November 24, 2018
    By BEN SALES NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Some college students who think about becoming rabbis aren’t sure whether they will want to work in a synagogue or school. Others get hung up on which seminary to attend or denomination to join. Lior Gross had a different dilemma: How to speak Hebrew in the first person. Gross, a student at the University […]
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  • Yoram Ettinger: Chanukah legacy in the USA

    By jwadmin on November 23, 2018
    Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: a US-Israel Initiative” November 21, 2018, https://bit.ly/2SbCQ9B The legacy of Chanukah – the centrality of liberty and morality, freedom of religion and defiance of immense odds – has played a major role in shaping the American ethos and state of mind from the Early Pilgrims, through the Founding Fathers’ War of Independence and their […]
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  • Opinion: The Future of American Jewry is Orthodox

    By jwadmin on November 18, 2018
    By Martin Ingall Americanthinker.com The liberal American Jewish population is shrinking dramatically while Orthodoxy continues to grow. The American Jewish future is Orthodox. For many years Orthodox Jews recognized, if begrudgingly, that the Reform, Conservative and Reconstructionist movements had appeal for Jews who were religiously uneducated or did not affirm Jewish law, or whose agnosticism meant discomfort with traditional Judaism.  To […]
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  • In 1986, another anti-Semitic Pittsburgh shooter murdered my childhood friend

    By jwadmin on November 15, 2018
    BY SHALOM LIPNER WASHINGTON (JTA) — The outpouring of grief over last month’s massacre at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue has sparked a degree of counterintuitive hope. Just maybe, the eternal optimists among us believe, this will prove to be the watershed event that sends all the craven anti-Semites crawling back into their caves for good. I doubt it. Previous […]
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  • Almog Elijis, consulate general of Israel, New York sent this note to The Jewish World

    By jwadmin on November 14, 2018
    To the Editor: Hamas is a designated terror organization, motivated by the ideology and doctrine to annihilate the state of Israel. On November 12th beginning at 4:30 p.m. and throughout the night, Hamas launched an unprecedented attack on Israel, firing over 400 rockets from the Gaza strip into Israeli towns and communities. Dozens of Israeli civilians have been hurt by the […]
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  • Post mid-term election US national security policy

    By jwadmin on November 13, 2018
    Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: a US-Israel Initiative” November 13, 2018, https://bit.ly/2DBCOED While national security and foreign policy did not play a role in the November 2018 mid-term Congressional election, the outcome of the election will impact President Trump’s maneuverability in the arenas of foreign policy, national and homeland security. While the power of the newly-elected, Democratic-controlled House will […]
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  • A story of Jewish survival to note Kristallnacht

    By jwadmin on November 7, 2018
    By MARILYN SHAPIRO Anne Frank is one of the most well known victims of the Holocaust period. But she and her family were not the only ones to go into hiding to avoid capture by the Nazis and their collaborators. While some Jews lived in the open with changed identities, others, like the Franks physically hid to avoid certain deportation […]
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  • Yoram Ettinger: The critical November 2018 mid-term election

    By jwadmin on November 2, 2018
    Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: a US-Israel Initiative” The Arena, Abba Eban Institute, IDC, November 1, 2018, https://bit.ly/2EX2jSi https://bit.ly/2rgyMMh Trump: a coattail – or an anchor chained – President? The November 2018 mid-term election will determine the future maneuverability of Trump, and will shape the dominant worldview of the strongest legislature in the world, which is co-determining and co-equal […]
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  • Anti-Semitism – abhorrent aberration in the USA

    By jwadmin on October 29, 2018
    Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: a US-Israel Initiative” https://bit.ly/2PxdSU6, https://bit.ly/2hQ8sow The October 27, 2018 massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue, in Pittsburgh, PA, was an egregious reminder that since the early 17th century, anti-Semitism has been a systematic feature of – yet an abhorrent aberration in – the US. At the same time, the US society has demonstrated […]
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