Voices

The writing’s on the wall

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by Meredith Jacobs Managing Editor I’m not certain how to begin this one. A local high school student government recently dedicated a week to anti-bullying education. They...

Remembering

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by Meredith Jacobs Managing Editor Could it really be 20 years? I was working in the recruiting department of a big D.C. law firm. Somehow I was...

Peacekeepers amid Syria’s civil war

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Since 1974, the separation of Israeli and Syrian forces in the Golan Heights has been “observed” by the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force, or...

The Real “S” Word

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My car was in the carpool line awaiting the emergence of my two daughters and two other children from their Jewish day school. Before the...

J Street without spin

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The Washington Jewish Week featured J Street, the self-described “pro-Israel, pro-peace” lobby in page one articles twice in April, published J Street opinion columns...

Islam vs. Islamism

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by Daniel Pipes What motives lay behind last month's Boston Marathon bombing and the would-be attack on a VIA Rail Canada train? Leftists and establishmentarians variously...

Our goal is to be whole

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by Rabbi Jack Moline Just before Passover, a colleague shared (a slightly longer version of) this story with me. One Pesach eve, Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of...

How secular, Orthodox Israelis can coexist

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by Daniel Kurtzer Harsh words in the Israeli Knesset and fisticuffs at the Western Wall have come to define the growing alienation of secular and...

What is global Jewish advocacy?

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by Jeremiah Baronberg As young Jewish professionals living and working in Washington, D.C., we all know there is no shortage of organized Jewish opportunities to...

Abbas dumps P.A.’s MVP

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by Douglas Bloomfield Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has dispensed with the closest thing the Palestinian Authority has to an indispensable man, Prime Minister Salam Fayyad. No...