14th of January 2012 / Serving Oregon & Southwest Washington since 1959

StandWithUs Israel meet sharpens student’s focus

I attended the StandWithUs “Israel in Focus” Conference in Santa Monica, Calif., Nov. 14-16. The stimulating conversations about Israel and activity surrounding Israel on college campuses were truly thought-provoking and eye-opening.  read more »


Caution urged around Obama’s emerging Middle East policies  read more »


Reaching for peace in the new year  read more »

New York arrests a reminder to Jews never to relax guard

NEW YORK (JTA)—The May 20 announcement of a thwarted terrorist attack against synagogues in the Riverdale section of the Bronx highlighted two important issues that have emerged clearly in the new age of terror in the years since 9-11  read more »

Shareholders must call on companies to divest from Iran

WASHINGTON (JTA)—Iran’s president recently announced that his nation has started to process highly enriched uranium and is now a “nuclear state.” This is a chilling reminder of the threat Iran poses.  read more »

West Bank improvements augur for peacemaking over violence

JERUSALEM (JTA) – In Israel and the West Bank, 2009 was the year that ended without a bang—and people were grateful for it.  read more »

The case for an alliance with Evangelicals

Jewish history has taught that Jews need to take their friends where and when they can get them.  read more »

As Israeli editors see it

Ounce of prevention missing  read more »

They are not just ‘detainees’

Some recent news reports about the Obama administration’s plan to reform the government’s detention policies for individuals arrested as illegal immigrants stated that entering the United States illegally is not a crime but a civil violation.
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