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Posts Tagged ‘AIPAC’

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Guest Column: Best of Both Worlds and Our Future

Maddie was a state champion in debate; Seth was an AIPAC intern; and Hannah works for Microsoft while Yoni is at Google. Laurenne recently completed her service in the IDF as a Lone Soldier; Robert was elected ninth-grade class president at Cranbrook; Lily’s poem on school shootings was published nationally last year when she was…

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Guest Column: Cramming Kabbalah?

Mark Jacobs It was a late Tuesday afternoon, and my wife and I were getting ready for our first Kabbalah class. “Did you read the book?” she asked me. “There’s a book?!” I answered, and suddenly that old panicked feeling I experienced from seventh grade to law school came right back. My immediate instinct was…

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Essay: The Woman In The Burka

She wore a full-length burka, the kind with just a tiny slit across the eyes. Holding a stroller with both hands, with three small children and her husband beside her, she patiently waited in line for her family’s turn to get on the Tilt-A-Whirl ride. Around her, loud carnival music was blaring amidst bright lights,…

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Leonard Slatkin

We Can Be Heroes

The DSO honors supporters Penny and Harold Blumenstein and Leonard Slatkin. Although Leonard Slatkin has had a role very different from those of Penny and Harold Blumenstein in advancing the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO), all three share a commitment to encouraging musical interests in young people. That shared commitment has resulted in their selection for…

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Rise!

Beverly Fishman’s dynamic new mural shines. Beverly Fishman’s artwork has long been in the spotlight, but her latest project opens up to sunlight. Rise, a colorful and massive abstract mural spanning 170 feet by 60 feet — the largest design she has ever originated — covers the north-facing wall of the Detroit City Club Apartments…

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Talking To Ourselves

Once again, events in Israel have intensified and, once again, many in the Jewish community are frantically sending flurries of emails and articles to each other. “You must read this one” we write to each other, “This writer says it best!” For many of us — myself included — we are like literary traffic cops,…

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Jeremy Rosenberg in Washington, D.C., at the AIPAC Israel Felllowship

Jewish@edu – Israel Fellowship

Jeremy Rosenberg } jewish@edu writer AIPAC experience enhances WSU student’s Israel advocacy. Having an open mind allows you to explore and accept ideas that you may not otherwise want to hear. Going into the AIPAC Israel Fellowship program in Washington, D.C., I knew I’d be hearing from people with plenty of different views on how…

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Jewish@edu – Value Of Knowledge

HMD’s Israel Fellowship offers ways to form your own opinions. On occasion, I have found myself watching an argument and observing that the foundation of the argument was a simple misunderstanding. How often has this happened in your life? As college students we find everything is about becoming the people we want to be and…

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Reactions to President Trump’s Decision to Withdraw From the Iran Nuclear Deal

FROM THE AMERICAN ISRAEL PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE (AIPAC) [This] decision is not an endpoint. Rather, it provides an important opportunity to apply further diplomatic and economic pressure on Iran in order to both prevent the regime from ever acquiring a nuclear weapons capability and to push back against its expanding regional aggression. It is our…

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