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How to Deal With Islamic State? Promote Inclusiveness and Tolerance

September 18, 2014

The Washington Post recently featured an article on the revival of Yazidi culture and faith in Iraq by Gabriel Scheinmann, the director of policy at the Jewish Policy Center. Such a revival occurred thanks to the protection afforded to the Yazidis by the Kurdish Regional Government. Scheinmann, citing the atmosphere of tolerance for religious minorities, writes that […]

How Important Is Israel To American Jewish Voters?

October 25, 2012

Americans who care deeply about Israel will be faced with a big decision when they go to the polls on Nov. 6. They’ll need to ask themselves first whether or not a candidate’s stance on Israel should sway their vote in any way. They’ll also need to determine if there is a significant difference between […]

Netanyahu’s Call for Early Elections Will Help Achieve His Social, Economic and Security Goals

October 18, 2012

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu called for early elections on Oct. 9, and the Israeli Cabinet on Sunday and then the Knesset on Monday set Jan. 22 as the date for national elections for the 19th Knesset. Netanyahu cited his coalition’s inability to agree on the country’s next two-year budget as the catalyst behind his decision […]

Hamas vs. Fatah

Neglectful Behavior

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