Monthly Archives: September 2014

For Israel, With Love

So my rabbi wants me to be “for” Israel. That was the clear point of his sermon on Rosh Hashanah. I had recently read an article entitled “Muzzled by the Minority,” in which Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie, the former president … Continue reading

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Irreconcilable Differences

On Monday, three days before the Scottish referendum on independence from the UK, British Prime Minister David Cameron warned the residents of Scotland that “independence would not be a trial separation” and that, if they vote for independence, “there’s no … Continue reading

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Scotland, Maybe

Is Scotland going to secede from the United Kingdom? We’ll see soon enough. Scotland votes on its independence from the United Kingdom on September 18. But why is independence even an issue, especially if secession is as bad an idea … Continue reading

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