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There is the old saw that “where there are two Jews, you will find three opinions.” A case in point is the ongoing debate over whether it is the Republican Party or the Democratic Party that better represents Jews today and, more particularly, which is more likely to fight against anti-Semitism. 

Thursday, July 16, 2020
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Thursday, September 26, 2019
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It has been commonly observed that polarization in America has increased greatly in recent years. It is hard to disagree, given the rancorous political discourse we witness on a daily basis between the two major political parties, not to mention among many friends and neighbors.

Thursday, June 20, 2019
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Thursday, March 14, 2019
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Last month, President Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union address to Congress. It was relatively well-received by the general public, with 60 percent of viewers reporting a “very positive” reaction, which was higher favorability than most Obama-era State of the Union speeches gener…

Thursday, February 21, 2019
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I am one of 77 million baby boomers in the United States – among the very first, having been born just a couple of months after World War II ended. According to AARP, 10,000 baby boomers are turning 65 every day. Sixty-five percent plan to work past age 65, as I have. That is, up to now. 

Thursday, January 17, 2019
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In 2016, then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump commented: “At the state and federal level, the United States spends more than $620 billion dollars on K-12 education each year. That’s an average of about $12,296 for every student enrolled in our elementary and secondary public s…

Thursday, December 27, 2018
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The question that seemed to preoccupy much of the media leading up to the November midterm elections was whether the Democratic Party would achieve a major victory in regaining power in Washington from the Republicans, the anticipation being that congressional races would see many red (GOP d…

Friday, November 23, 2018
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In the past month, several thousand Central American immigrants, mostly from Honduras, have been walking across Mexico toward the United States, hoping to gain entry here.  The question is whether we should grant them asylum as refugees fleeing poverty and violence in their home country or p…