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Op-Ed Columns

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The Arrogance of the French

June 15th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

By Howard Zern As most people know by now, France convened a Middle Eastern peace conference at the beginning of June that neither provide definition nor peace in the region. The conference focused on the Israel–Palestinian ... Read More

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Mrs. Trump Blames the Jews

May 25th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

By Rafael Medoff Melania Trump, the wife of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, says that a Jewish journalist “provoked” antisemitic harassment by writing an unflattering article about her. In doing so, Mrs. Trump has joined ... Read More

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Jewish teenagers want to engage. Just ask them

May 18th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

By David Bryfman NEW YORK (JTA) — Welcoming teens into Jewish life is both one of the most important and seemingly challenging endeavors of the Jewish community. The rapid decline in teen engagement in Jewish life post-b’nai mitzvah ... Read More

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Lies, damn lies, and faculty lies

April 27th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

By Ben Cohen/JNS.org To understand the significance of the newly announced legal challenge against the American Studies Association’s academic boycott of Israel, we need to go back around 18 months. It has been that long since ... Read More

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