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O’Malley Hints At Presidential Bid

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Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley may run for president in 2016, according to recent comments he made. “By the end of this year, I think we’re...

University Of Haifa, Ruderman Family Foundation Launch Pioneering ‘American Jewish Studies’ Program

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Jay Ruderman has observed for years that when American Jewish leaders visit Israel or when Israeli leaders visit the United States, the conversation is...

Despite Netanyahu’s Pleas, Top House Dems Open To Testing Iran’s New Leader

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In increasingly strident tones, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been telling his American friends that the purported moderation of Iran's new president is...

Jewish Federations Participate in Peace Process Briefing at the White House

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The Jewish Federations were invited to participate in a small gathering of top Jewish communal leaders at the White House on August 8. At...

Busy year for Rabbi Weinblatt

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Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt, Congregation B’nai Tzedek’s spiritual leader, sat in his study on a warm early summer day. He had recently completed his duties...

The Kosher Machine

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Kosher products started finding their way into the American marketplace around 1918, according to kosherquest.org. In 1924, the Union of Orthodox  Jewish Congregations of...

‘You Start To Give Up’

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Despite the fact that 85 percent of the Israeli population, according to a poll published by The Jerusalem Post, was opposed to Israel agreeing...

At Peace

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Earlier this week, Palestinian and Israeli leaders met in Washington to launch a new round of peace negotiations. There is a cynical and skeptical Palestinian...

‘If We Didn’t Do It …’

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The July 26 editorial, “HIAS In Search Of A Mission,” spawned great debate in the Baltimore community — and a lot of upset. Why?...

Because We Are Jewish

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The Torah reiterates, no less than 36 times, the commandment to love the stranger as ourselves, for we were once strangers in the land...