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If news media had covered the Exodus

By Edwin Black SINAI DESERT — Approximately two million Children of Israel are now encamped in the Sinai following their extraordinary exodus from Egypt yesterday. Just days ago, they were slaves to Pharaoh. Today, they are free men and women, destined for self-determination in a land of their own. Only now are the details of […]

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Columnist denounces Israel’s opponents, seeks to replace U.N. with Covenant of Democratic Nations

By Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO – Author and columnist Edwin Black is touring the United States, Australia, and other democracies to promote the creation of a Covenant of Democratic Nations to replace the United Nations, the latter of which he describes as being so heavily influenced by anti-democratic, authoritarian regimes as to have outlived […]

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Court upholds airport’s punishment of Orthodox employee who observed Passover; appeal is expected

(c) Edwin Black WASHINGTON, D.C. — Three judges of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit surprisingly rejected the appeal of Susan Abeles, a Washington D.C. Orthodox Jew, who was punished by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) because she took off work for the last two days of Passover 2013, as she […]

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Drive intensifies to replace the United Nations

(c) By Edwin Black For years, foreign policy critics, politicians, and outraged members of the general public have been militating to defund and quit the United Nations. Some have advocated that a rival or successor organization be established. Now, the empty sheet of bitter discontent with the UN has been filled in with a new […]

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Azerbaijan’s Chanukah party and biased reporting

(c) By Edwin Black WASHINGTON, D.C. — On December 14, 2016, the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations (the Presidents Conference) in concert with the Embassy of Azerbaijan held a historic Chanukah party in Washington, D.C. that will be talked about for some time. Controversy continues to swirl over not only who attended the […]

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Employee disciplined for observing Pesach’s last 2 days

By Edwin Black WASHINGTON, D.C. Susan Abeles’ saga began in 2013 when she took time off to observe the last two days of Passover, just as she had done annually for the past 26 years. During those years, Abeles, an Orthodox Jew, worked for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA), mainly as a data specialist. […]

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What are Obama’s intentions toward Israel?

By Edwin Black   Anxiety continues to roil through the pro-Israel world over a possible last-minute political move by the Obama administration that could permanently alter the Israeli-Palestinian geo-political landscape. Forty-eight hours after the November 8 election, I flew to South Florida for a series of lectures and briefings organized by StandWithUs, NOVA Southeast University […]

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Will trail blazing Detroit Holocaust Museum maintain its character? New interim leadership is strangely mum

By Edwin Black DETROIT, Michigan — Of the many local and regional Holocaust memorials and museums scattered across America, one stands out among the best: The Holocaust Memorial Center in suburban Detroit. For me, the legacy and future of the institution is personal. Correctly billed as America’s “first Holocaust museum,” the Detroit enterprise was conceived […]

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Richard Allen’s pro-Israel guerrilla media campaign

By Edwin Black Richard Allen is not a careful, polished Jewish communal leader with a seasoned staff operating from a mid-town Manhattan office, ensconced behind a stylized logo, fortified by tax-exempt donations and burnished advisors. Allen is a private businessman. He wields his entire “organization” from a computer in his office and, not infrequently, from […]

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Nazi Policy and Black Victims

Before, During, and After the Holocaust—from Africa to Berlin to North Carolina (c)  By Edwin Black In recent years, some in the African-American community have expressed a disconnect to Holocaust topics, seeing the genocide of Jews as someone else’s nightmare. After all, African-Americans are still struggling to achieve general recognition of the barbarity of the […]

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Israel as a geopolitical tourist destination

By Edwin Black JERUSALEM — For a hard-core segment of travelers to Jerusalem, when the sun sets at the Sabbath, the magic in the air is not just the serene image of a peaceful dusk in an enchanted land. It is the empowering knowledge that the sun still shines on a Jewish State surrounded by […]

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A hearty thank you to SDJW’s August contributors

SAN DIEGO (SDJW) – During the month of August, San Diego Jewish World was privileged to publish works by the following writers and photographers.   We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you and to publicly express our appreciation. To access works by these contributors on San Diego Jewish World, type or copy their name into the […]

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The Jonathan Pollard case in review

Editor’s Note: Below, you see investigative reporter Edwin Black’s original Jonathan Pollard article published 13 years ago in 2002. For this scoop, Black visited Pollard in prison, at that time the first journalist to do so, plus Black extensively interviewed his attorneys and reviewed their evidence, and also interviewed then ex-prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Casper Weinberger, and many other […]

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CUFI plans all-out campaign against N- deal

By Edwin Black WASHINGTON–When the last plaintive shofar blast echoed through the Washington D.C. Convention Center of the Christians United for Israel (CUFI) Policy Conference extravaganza of support for Israel, July 13–14, 2015, it was not the record attendance of 5,000 fired-up pro-Israel Christians that marked a turning point for the 10-year old group. Nor […]

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