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A few blogs ago I attempted to answer the question , “what does the Federation do?”  The question arose for a few reasons.  One, it is always a good idea to take a moment, step back from the edge and make sure you are still on the correct path, and that your goals and methods are consistent with your mission statement.  Let’s face it, we are constantly bombarded with news, data, and technology at an increasingly rapid rate.  It is easy to lose one’s way without periodically checking the map or reevaluating the plan. Secondly, one can still be on the correct path, but the journey can sometimes become laborious as opposed to a labor of love.  Often there can be obstacles....READ MORE.


Nelson Cohen

Coonhound and Diva

  The Times of IsraelThe Times of Israel
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Netanyahu’s brother: Police methods are ‘a danger to democracy’

Bomb detonates along Gaza border, Israel destroys Hamas post in response

Vladimir Putin: From mean streets to power

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This Jewish Actor Opens Up About Playing Disney’s First Gay Jewish Teen

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Man Repeller Founder Gets A Taste of Mama Instagram Drama

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An interview with global counterterrorism expert Fiamma Nirenstein

Inside Hamas's southern Lebanon strategy

Iranian official warns Europeans against imposing sanctions to 'please' Trump

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  Jewish WeekJewish Week
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Hundreds March With Nazi SS Veterans In Latvia

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Jewish Woman Hides Mexican Mom From Immigration Officers In California

New Israeli Bill Seeks Punishment For Jewish Foreigners With ‘Chained’ Wives

  NYT > Middle East
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On the Road in Syria, Where Covering the War Is a Paper Chase

Saudi Arabia Lightens Up, Building Entertainment Industry From Scratch

Emily Nasrallah, Lebanese Novelist and Activist, Dies at 86

All 7 U.S. Troops Aboard Helicopter Killed in Crash in Iraq

Indian Publishers Tout Hitler As ‘Visionary Leader’

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Why I Admired Stephen Hawking — Despite His Anti-Israel Politics

Joel Grey Will Direct The First Yiddish Production Of ‘Fiddler On The Roof’ In the US

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Passover: I’m in Love with the Taste of You

Viktor Frankl, Passover, and the Meaning of Freedom

Passover Rhapsody

Charlie Harary on the Passover Seder

Why is the Holiday Called Passover?

  Jew or Not Jew
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Ellen Barkin

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  Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Malcolm Hoenlein says his role with Israeli gas giant is ‘completely transparent’

This emotional speech by a Jewish legislator helped pass Florida’s new gun law

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  Jewish Ideas Daily - Daily Features
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Secularism and Its Discontents

The Muslim Kingdom and the Israeli Flag

A New Project of Survivors’ Stories in Drawings, Letters, and Video Interviews

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  My Jewish Learning
Writing Your Own Ketubah

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