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Why 1948 Matters More Than Ever

May 9th, 2012 | by JLedger

By Alex Safian ~ Of all the events surrounding modern Israel’s rebirth – the rise of the Zionist movement, the first and second aliyahs, the building of pre-state institutions in the Yishuv – by far the ... Read More


Ledger Editorial

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Welcome back

May 2nd, 2012 | by JLedger

By N. Richard Greenfield, Publisher ~ When Yale University abruptly informed the Yale Institute for the International Study of Antisemitism (YISSA)  that the program was no longer welcome on campus, the ivy league institution  broke tradition ... Read More


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Studying Antisemitism on Campus

May 2nd, 2012 | by JLedger

By Phyllis Chesler ~ This is an abridged version of an article that appeared in Israel National News based on a presentation given last week by Dr. Charles Asher Small at the 92nd St Y. in ... Read More


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Fourth Generation Software

May 2nd, 2012 | by JLedger

By Rabbi Avi Shafran ~ Having recounted the story in talks and in writing, I apologize if any readers are encountering it here not for the first time. It’s actually my father’s story; in fact, I ... Read More


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Obama’s Jewish Problem Deepens

April 24th, 2012 | by JLedger

By Rafael Medoff ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt received 85-90% of the Jewish vote in 1932, 1936, and 1940. How was it, then, that in the run-up to the 1944 election, FDR’s top Jewish supporters were worried ... Read More


Op-Ed Columns

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Spinning polls on Obama’s Jewish support

April 17th, 2012 | by JLedger

By Mitchell Bard ~ Anyone who believes the hype over the recent survey by the Public Religion Research Institute suggesting that Jews don’t consider Israel an important factor in their vote hasn’t spoken to any Jews ... Read More


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