As an Israeli, I cannot and do not tell Americans how I think they should vote. What you have here is a compilation of the views of American Jews from the last couple of weeks. Some are based on conversations, some on articles and posts. I think they make the Jewish-American choice...
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If ribs visible, you were candidate for crematorium, Auschwitz survivor explains at Nazi trial
Tag: Jewish Americans
January 12, 2016 | 4:05 am
September 4, 2012 | 11:13 am
You've got to love this Alan Solow quote:
Alan Solow, a longtime friend of the president from Chicago who recently served as chair of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, took a more personal tack in selling “the first Jewish...
February 28, 2008 | 5:00 pmAmerican Jews are adopting and discarding their Jewish identities with increasing rapidity in a country that is becoming less white and less Christian, according to a new study of religious affiliation in the United States.
But just hours after the study's publication Monday, Jewish...
September 27, 2007 | 8:00 pmThis week, I will sit on my porch, gaze at the pergola and see in its place a bamboo mat. I will remind myself of the biblical commandment, "in a sukkah you shall sit seven days." And I will then, as I work my way through the interminable "three day yom tov" look up at the Southern...
December 4, 2003 | 7:00 pm
When Jules Berlinsky took basic training in the South during World War II, his commanding officer said to him, "You don't look Jewish. You don't have horns."
"He was serious," said Berlinsky, 92, who was in the Army's Spearhead Division. "He was on the ignorant side. He didn't heckle...
January 31, 2002 | 7:00 pm
December 27, 2001 | 7:00 pm
Urging religious dialogue as a means to achieve peace, Rabbi Yisroel Meir Lau, the chief rabbi of Israel, addressed a crowd of 500 at the West Coast convention of the Orthodox Union Dec. 20.
Held at the Peltz Theater of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, the inaugural event began five days...