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Levenbrown: Weeding Out Newcomers in Local Elections

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Larry Gordon: Protest Politics

  Back in 1968, I was in camp in Ferndale, New York. I had one of those small transistor radios that allowed me to listen to a local news broadcast,...

Did Jewish Organizations Divorce President Trump?

By Elliot Pasik It’s a provocative headline, and I wrote it. I’ll explain. A rabbi answers the door to his study. A familiar man presents himself. “Rabbi,” the man says, “can you...
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