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Posted on: May 14th, 2014

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There is an interesting parallel here with the timing and details of another political scandal.

 

Posted on: May 14th, 2014

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Taking their cue from Democratic allegations of a politically motivated “witch hunt,” mainstream media types are spinning the work of the new committee in terms of the attack itself and our apparent lack of preparedness.

 

Posted on: May 7th, 2014

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Of particular interest to us is the friend-of- the-court brief submitted by the noted constitutional lawyer Nathan Lewin in support of allowing the opening prayers.

 

Posted on: May 7th, 2014

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Since its founding in 2008, J Street has consistently argued that Israel’s failure to make ever greater concessions to the Palestinians is responsible for the failure of negotiations with the Palestinians.

 

Posted on: April 30th, 2014

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To be sure, we have been troubled over the years by some policies adopted by Israeli governments, but we do not deem them as defining.

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Posted on: April 30th, 2014

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We can only wonder why Mr. Kerry would seek to embed the notion of Israel as potentially an apartheid state in the thinking of a group of international opinion makers.

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Posted on: April 30th, 2014

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Israel, the U.S. and the European Union all maintain that Hamas cannot be part of any negotiations unless it changes its fundamental opposition to the existence of Israel.

 

Posted on: April 24th, 2014

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NIF support for BDS groups, writes Black, also included acting as a “go between for other donors….

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Posted on: April 24th, 2014

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Brandeis, which had to have known about her record of criticism of Islam, pulled the honor after pressure from a Muslim advocacy group and a number of faculty members and students.

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Posted on: April 14th, 2014

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It’s finally happened. New York Times public editor Margaret Sullivan reported on her blog that “many readers…wrote to object to an [April 2] article…on the breakdown in peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians,” claiming “[they] found the headline misleading and the article itself lacking in context.” Ms. Sullivan provided one such letter, quoted the […]

 

Posted on: April 14th, 2014

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Nor did it seem relevant that according to widely circulated media reports, Rev. Sharpton was caught on an FBI surveillance video discussing possible drug sales with an FBI agent.

 

Posted on: April 9th, 2014

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To be sure, American policy had long opposed the growth of Israeli settlements, but at the same time U.S. policymakers acknowledged that in any negotiated agreement there would be land swaps between Israel and the Palestinians to accommodate the large numbers of Israelis living in the settlements.

 

Posted on: April 9th, 2014

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The issue of affordable infertility treatment has long been one of particular importance to the Orthodox Jewish community and we support the leadership of New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who again successfully championed this significant cause.

 

Posted on: April 2nd, 2014

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So it always struck us as hypocritical that Israel was expected to release cold-blooded killers almost as a matter of habit while the U.S. balked at letting Pollard go.

 

Posted on: April 2nd, 2014

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The Department of Justice acknowledges that individuals can claim an exemption if they can demonstrate an adverse impact on their religious beliefs.

 

Posted on: March 26th, 2014

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In the larger sense, Mrs. Lubling came to epitomize an Orthodox community dedicated to taking care of its own.

 

Posted on: March 26th, 2014

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There may not have been much else President Obama could have realistically done, but the headline writers at the Times obviously felt the need to massage a front-page story that took a less than giddy approach to Mr. Obama’s policymaking; how else to explain the story’s headline – “As Sanctions Start, Russia Feels a Sting”?

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Posted on: March 19th, 2014

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Testifying before the House Foreign Relations Committee, Mr. Kerry said: “I think it's a mistake for some people to be raising it again and again as the critical decider of their attitude toward the possibility of a state, and peace, and we’ve obviously made that clear.”

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Posted on: March 19th, 2014

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The Jewish Press supported the “Orthodox Hebrew” standard since it at least purported to provide protection for the entire kashrut-observant community while a non-Orthodox standard would be misleading to the Orthodox. The courts, however, ruled otherwise and invalidated the Orthodox Hebrew standard as the prerequisite for referring to food as kosher.

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Posted on: March 12th, 2014

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There are those who believe all Israelis must share equally in the military defense of Israel while others say Torah study affords at least as much security as military service. In many respects, The Jewish Press has long reflected this dynamic.

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