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  • We Are Grateful to the Jewish People

    By President George W. Bush

    September 22, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    The following is an excerpt from the speech President Bush gave on Sept. 14 at the national dinner celebrating 350 years of Jewish life in America at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C.

    ....I'm honored to accept this medal commemorating three and a half centuries of...

  • Partners With God

    By Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis

    January 13, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    "For the Sake of Heaven and Earth," by Irving Greenberg (JPS, 2004).


    In a passage from the Talmud (Makkoth 24a), Moses' blessing in Deuteronomy is cited: "And Israel dwells in safety alone." The Prophet Amos arose to revoke that dubious blessing: "Oh God, cease, I beseech...