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Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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Double Standards Extend Beyond Israel

From the media to Capitol Hill, the Jewish community is well-accustomed to double standards on Israel — including in regard to the latest Gaza operation. But there is another conflict zone with similar dynamics that should also be on New Jersey Jews’ radar.

With the U.S. recently authorizing $1 billion in additional security assistance for Ukraine and

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AIPAC Doubles Down on Its Mission

AIPAC decision to solidify the pro-Israel left is consistent with its longtime mission to build bipartisan support for Israel — and so far, it looks like it’s working.

By David Suissa/Jewish Journal via JNS.org

Imagine that you run an

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The Modern-Day Siege of Jerusalem

On Tisha B’Av, we must remember to avoid the mistakes of the past and ensure Jerusalem’s future as the capital of a Jewish state.

As our sad commemorations of the two destructions of Jerusalem and the Holy Temples intensify with the approach of the fast of Tisha B’Av on

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To the Boston ‘Mapping Project,’ All Jews Are Zionists

If we don’t forcefully oppose these activists, we can be sure that when they come for the ‘Zionists, ’ they will come for the Jews. All of them.

In the years following World War II, German pastor Martin Niemöller, in his speeches around the world, uttered words that became

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The Jews of Privilege Are the Jews of Amnesia

Jews who presume to preach righteousness to Israel need to check their privilege and remember the essential commandment: Remember.

Had it not been for a recent article on [JNS.org] by Lenny Ben-David, I would not have known that Jeremy Ben-Ami, head of the left-wing lobby J Street, has

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After Makin: Next Steps for Day School Advocacy

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling on education aid, learn the three Ps of advocacy work.

There are no longer any legal barriers to federal, state and local governments providing financial support to religious and other nonpublic schools. This is the core impact of the

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America Is in a State of Moral Decline

America is in a state of moral decline.

That is not just my feeling; it is the assessment of a majority of Americans. According to Gallup, “Not only are Americans feeling grim about the current state of moral values in the nation, but they are also mostly pessimistic about the future on the subject, as

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Iran’s Plan to Foil Israeli-Arab Normalization

Iran and its terrorist proxies have intensified their efforts to sabotage U.S. President Joe Biden’s upcoming visit to the Middle East, which is scheduled to take place in mid-July.

The effort to sabotage the visit comes amid reports that Biden will try to advance Israel-Saudi relations and

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Morningstar’s ‘Modified Limited Hangout’

Editor's note: In November 2021, The Jewish Link published an important essay by Scott A. Shay, called " A Smear By Any Name," which took issue with Morningstar's ESG ratings, which he, as well as many others, found to be widely and disproportionally biased against Israel. The essay enumerated how

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Orthodox Singles: 20 Years Later Many Of the Same Challenges Remain

Twenty years ago, a young rabbinical student at Yeshiva University named Chananya Weissman founded an organization called EndtheMadness, an ambitious and unique effort to combat the angst and hardship associated with dating in the observant Jewish community.

He wrote several thoughtful and

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House Demolitions and Land Grabs No One Talks About

While the international community and media continue to condemn Israel day in and day out about a host of grievances, including the demolition of houses built without proper permits, no one seems to be interested in the ongoing human rights violations against Palestinians by the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas.

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Condemning the ‘Mapping Project’ Isn’t Enough

Opposition to the targeting of Jews by mainstream Democrats was a rejection of anti-Zionist extremism. But the real problem is this effort’s roots in critical race theory and intersectionality.

On the face of it, the “Mapping Projec

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