Op-Ed Columns

Op-Ed Columns

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Presidents, emperors, and volunteer forces

March 21st, 2012 | by JLedger

By Shoshana Bryen ~ Some things should be difficult — like sending your sons and daughters to war.  The Founding Fathers, in their wisdom, separated the commander-in-chief of the force from the war-making authority; it was ... Read More


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Uneven exchange with Saudis

March 15th, 2012 | by JLedger

By Mitchell Bard ~ Since the discovery of oil in the Arabian Peninsula, Saudi Arabia has literally had us over a barrel. Though the Saudis need the United States more than we need them, they have ... Read More


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Senator Joe Lieberman addresses AIPAC

March 8th, 2012 | by JLedger

(The following is the full text of Senator Joseph I. Lieberman’s remarks at the 2012 AIPAC Policy Conference held on March 5.)   Dear friends, thank you. It is a privilege to join you today at this ... Read More


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Basketball, Jews, and Tolerance

March 8th, 2012 | by JLedger

By Rafael Medoff ~ The controversy over the Jewish high school basketball team in Houston that would not play a tournament game on the Sabbath reveals much about how Jews see their place in American society—and ... Read More


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A Green Light for Israel

March 8th, 2012 | by JLedger

Editorial of The New York Sun ~ Prime Minister Netanyahu’s summit meeting with President Obama turned out to have quite a satisfactory outcome, as far as we’re concerned, in that, at least from what one can ... Read More


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Harvard’s anti-Israel conference

February 28th, 2012 | by JLedger

By Andrea Levin ~ Harvard University seeks to quell the growing scandal surrounding its high profile hosting of the “One State Conference: Israel/Palestine and the One State Solution,” whose topic is dissolution of the Jewish state. ... Read More


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