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EDITORIAL Raising the Bar of Debate and Disagreement It hardly can go unnoticed that several of the Letters to the Editor published in recent editions of the Jewish Link indicate that there is squabb

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COMMENTARY Reading Megillat Esther in Front of the UN By Larry Domnitch The United Nations is the ultimate arena for Israel bashers and haters of Zion. But on Purim 2016, the unhallowed grounds of th

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LETTER FROM ISRAEL Ive Grown Accustomed to This Place By Rabbi Neil Winkler Today, as I celebrate my second Purim as a citizen of the State of Israel, I look back on the past year and I can conclude

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THE ARTS Violins of Hope Restored violins from the Holocaust serve as testaments to the human spirit. By Linda Tucker The violin has been deeply ingrained in Jewish tradition for hundreds of years. T

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