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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Editorials

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

Murder in Houses of Worship

There is no way we can even begin to pretend we can’t feel the collective community pain endured after the hate-induced murders of nine worshipers at Emanuel African Methodist Church in Charleston, S.C. last week.

It is not a pain that stays in a nice compartment in an area where the Confederate Flag

A Summer Wish: Take Time to Enjoy

Typically in this space, we take on the issues of the world, Israel, nation and our own local Jewish communities. Much of the time, those stories are filled with positive messages such as hope and giving and caring. Sometimes, though, the angst of the community gets mentioned here.

This past school year,

The Supreme Court, Obama and the Zivotofsky Case

So, hold on here.

If you are an American citizen born in or living in Washington, D.C., when it comes time to travel overseas, your passport would list you as a citizen of the United States of America.

But if you are an American born in Jerusalem, the capital of the