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  • Jewish victims of gun violence to attend State of the Union address

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    February 11, 2013 | 2:13 pm

    After Sami Rahamim’s father, Reuven Rahamim, was killed in a workplace shooting in Minneapolis on Sept. 27, the 17-year-old high school senior began going to synagogue early every morning to say the Mourner’s Kaddish.

    He has also become an advocate for stricter gun regulations in...

  • Briefs: Muslim Congressman joins anti-Semitism panel; Kol tov at Kol Tikvah; Married rabbi and canto

    August 23, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    The only Muslim member of Congress has joined its anti-Semitism task force, founded earlier this summer by Rep. Tom Lantos (D-San Mateo), chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

    "I am honored to join the Congressional Anti-Semitism Task Force because it embodies the ideals...

  • Prager shouldn’t lose his museum post

    By David Klinghoffer

    February 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    For decrying a Muslim congressman who wished to take a ceremonial oath of office on a Quran instead of a Bible, should KRLA-AM radio host Dennis Prager be punished?

    Specifically, should he be kicked off the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council? That is what a diverse range of Prager...

  • Prager’s presence no longer benefits Holocaust Museum

    By Michael Berenbaum

    February 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    "Wise men be cautious with your words" is the admonition of the Talmud.

    Even a wise man can say foolish things. Dennis Prager is no fool, but he certainly made a foolish remark in insisting that Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) take the oath of office on a Christian Bible.

    Permit me...