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08:04 09 April in Arts & Culture, Latest, Politics
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By Michelle Albert President Obama has decided to remove the terms "islamic extremism" and "jihad" from the document detailing the country's national security policy in order to ease relations between the US and Muslim nations. Hungarian Jews marched through Budapest's Old Ghetto district to protest the recent...

I Love A Parade

13:41 25 March in Latest, Politics
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By Symi Rom-Rymer Living in a large, multi-cultural city like New York, you get used to the ethnic parades that come through town.  In early fall, there’s the German-American parade with grown men wearing too-tight leder-hosen and sidewalk venders selling copious amounts of bratwurst and pretzels. ...

Monday politics roundup

15:43 22 March in Latest, Politics
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By Sarah Breger Tensions Boil over at the AIPAC conference "New construction in East Jerusalem or the West Bank undermines mutual trust and endangers the proximity talks that are the first step toward the full negotiations that both sides want and need," said Hillary Clinton at the...

The Jews of Modern Poland

16:30 15 March in Latest, Politics
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By Symi Rom-Rymer The New York Times recently published a piece recently about a former Polish neo-Nazi who discovered his Jewish roots as an adult and is now ultra-Orthodox.  As he acknowledges in the article, “he was drawn to extremes.” Pawel’s (now Pinchas’) story is certainly engrossing. ...