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Sunday, June 24, 2018

Editorials

Stand Up and Send Your Rabbi to Washington

Even if it’s too late. Even if the votes have set us up for failure. Even if every senator votes for this deal, we still have a choice and our words and actions still have power.

We can sit back, or we can stand up.

We stand at the precipice of a historic decision.

Kavod, Above All

This is the month of Elul. It is the time when we as Jews are preparing ourselves for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. In just a few weeks we’ll be standing in front of Hashem next to our family members, friends and fellow congregants, in deep supplication, asking God, in the Unesaneh Tokef prayer, if tefillah, teshuvah and tzedekah will be

Local Families Head “Home” Through Nefesh B’Nefesh

While we have collectively been wringing our hands in angst over President Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran, there was a group of people whose focus had nothing to do with the troubles of the world, and everything to do with the joy of today’s Israel. There they were, on Tuesday, at New York’s JFK International Airport, boarding an El

Schumer Boldly Rejects Obama Deal

We fully support the decision by New York Democrat Senator Chuck Schumer to oppose the President’s pending deal with Iran. The Senator’s decision was learned last Thursday.

Schumer, according to Politico, might have endangered his future leadership in the Senate for his stance.

Not in Israel, Not Anywhere

While Israel wants the attention of the world to look at its existential threat from the outside-in, namely Iran, it is also important that its government and people take a look at another threat from the inside-out.

That threat, dare we write, is Jewish terrorism.

Baking Jews With Mike Huckabee: When Is an Oven an Oven?

GUEST EDITORIAL

Last weekend former Arkansas Governor and GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee opened the oven door on President Obama’s Iran nuclear deal and let out a big blast of heat and blowback.

On Sunday, July 26, in an interview with Breitbart

Watching Senator Kerry’s Rhetoric

There are nuances in speech. And there are not-so-subtle nuances.

It is our wish that Secretary of State John Kerry stop with his recent rhetoric, specifically when it comes to Israel.

In less than a week, three separate gestures just fully validate what many inside

The Significant Timing of the Iran Nuke Deal

The destruction of both the First and Second Temples.

The beginning in 1492 of the Spanish Inquisition.

Allies Britain and France declare war on Germany in 1914. The treaty signed to end World War I would go a long way towards causing the beginning of the

“An Historic Mistake for the World”

“My good friends, for the second time in our history, a British Prime Minister has returned from Germany bringing peace with honor. I believe it is peace for our time. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts. Go home and get a nice quiet sleep.” – Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, 1938.

Congressman Garrett Issues Statement on Iran Deal

Congressman Scott Garrett (R-NJ) reacted to the Iran Nuclear Deal as follows: “As I’ve said since the beginning of these negotiations, any agreement that allows Iran to acquire, build, or proliferate nuclear weapons—now or in the future—is a threat to the United States and its allies. The Iranian regime has done nothing to

Nix This Deal, Mr. President

It seems that deadlines can be issued and then broken.

According to the Iran Nuclear Review Act of 2015, President Barack Obama was to submit a deal with Iran to Congress by June 30. That changed to Thursday, then Friday. Lawmakers then would have 30 days to review the agreement. If negotiations go

Neo-Nazism and Freedom of Speech in England

British police made the correct decision to move an offensive neo-Nazi demonstration scheduled for this Shabbos afternoon out of a heavily populated Jewish neighborhood.

We applaud that action.

It will move the demonstration away from offending the Jewish residents of