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Wednesday 08/15/2018
Federation helps emerging Jewish population in Germany
Posted: August 15, 2018

“When I was 11, my mother put me and my little brother on a train to Serbia and told me to care for him.” This is how Anja started her story.

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Holocaust Museum’s exhibit makes excuses for FDR
Posted: August 15, 2018

The most important person in the story of America’s response to the Holocaust, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, was not mentioned even once in a recent article about the new “Americans and the Holocaust” exhibit at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. But perhaps that’s not surprising, since Roosevelt is reduced to such a minor figure in the exhibit itself.

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We must introduce Jewish kids to ‘Rabbi Google’
Posted: August 15, 2018

Jewish schools need to teach their students how to use the Internet as a Judaic resource. There is no Jewish knowledge that can be imparted to students that is not available to them on the Internet. In fact, many of the things that can be taught to adults already exist in cyberspace.

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Wednesday 08/08/2018
On Charlottesville anniversary, recommitting to the fight against hate
Posted: August 08, 2018

On August 12, 2017, the nation was gripped by the shocking scene of hundreds of white supremacists taking to the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, bellowing racist and anti-Semitic chants. While some wore polo shirts and others waved Nazi flags, their message was clear: non-whites and minorities have no place in today’s America.

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British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is a hopeless case
Posted: August 08, 2018

One only needs to read British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s apology to understand just how meaningless it is.

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Wednesday 07/25/2018
An open letter to millennials from a Jewish baby boomer
Posted: July 25, 2018

They used to write about us when I was your age with endless articles in Time and Newsweek marveling at how different we were from “the establishment” with our distrust of the older generation, iconoclastic politics, demonstrating for civil and women’s rights, questioning of sexual mores and marrying later in life. We were the “baby boomers,” with spreads in Life or Look picturing us in denim jackets and miniskirts, long or floral bedecked hair, and sandals and frayed jeans. We were being exhibited much like features in National Geographic showing a newly discovered tribe in a remote part of the world.

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The great deception on Gaza’s border
Posted: July 25, 2018

What would the United States do if 30,000 Mexicans, organized by a known terrorist group, marched toward the Texas border throwing rocks and Molotov cocktails, carrying fence cutters, launching burning kites and even shooting guns at U.S. agents? 

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Wednesday 07/18/2018
6 reasons I love ‘doing’ Jewish
Posted: July 18, 2018

Shabbat rejuvenates me

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