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August 24th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

How Mike Pence, Trump’s VP pick, supports traditional Jewish values By Elliot Bartky and Allon Friedman (JTA) — A number of progressive Jewish commentators have portrayed the Republicans’ vice presidential candidate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, as a ... Read More

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The Jewish Exception to Free Speech on Campus

August 10th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

By Tammi Rossman Benjamin/ In 2012, the Electronic Intifada, an online anti-Zionist media outlet that aggressively promotes the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement, ran a lengthy article suggesting that “allegations of ‘antisemitism’ create a real ... Read More

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A Call to Action

August 3rd, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

The Yazidis of Northern Iraq are suffering unspeakable atrocities at the hands of the Islamic State. Will American Jewish communities help? On Tisha b’Av, Jews around the world will mourn the destruction of the First and Second Temples in ... Read More

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Words that Presidents Won’t Say

June 22nd, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

By Rafael Medoff The controversy over President Obama’s refusal to use the words “Islamic terrorism” is not unprecedented. In the 1930s and 1940s, American Jewish leaders were frustrated by another president who declined to say two ... Read More

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