Madison campaign begins — Duo pianists Josh Dumont and Jim Ripp of PianoFondue performed at the opening event of the Jewish Federation of Madison’s 2014 Tzedakah Campaign Kickoff, held on Sept. 7 at Full Compass Systems headquarters.

Madison campaign begins — Duo pianists Josh Dumont and Jim Ripp of PianoFondue performed at the opening event of the Jewish Federation of Madison’s 2014 Tzedakah Campaign Kickoff, held on Sept. 7 at Full Compass Systems headquarters.

MJF allocations responded to ‘profound change’ in local needs

By Leon Cohen

The Milwaukee Jewish Federation’s allocations process for fiscal year 2014-15 is a story “about a profound change,” as MJF President and CEO Hannah Rosenthal said in a recent interview.

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Opinions

D'var Torah: We should fill the world with the Devine 'likeness'

By Rabbi Avner Zarmi

That humans are created in the image of G-d grants them this potential and obligates them to engage in imitating G-dAs the physical structures here below reflect metaphysical structures in the world Above, so are humans G-d’s representatives here below.

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Transition to Milwaukee has been amazing

By Amit Yaniv-Zehavi

Thank you for all you are doing. It’s making the transition (which was supposed to be traumatic) quite smooth.

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Hineni: Attending a Lawrence U seder inspired thoughts on diversity

By Mark Burstein

This experience made me reconsider what makes a college hospitable to Jewish students, a question I am asked frequently when I meet high school students and their parents.

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Elections 2014: Jews should vote Democratic

By Lester Pines

As we consider whom to vote for in the races for local, state and federal offices this November, let us analyze which party expresses a “passion for justice” and how it proposes to “treat the weakest in our midst.”

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Elections 2014: Jews should vote Libertarian

By Deborah Katz Hunt

Free markets are essential to free society. This is perhaps the most complicated, and most important, issue for Libertarians.

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Elections 2014: Jews should vote Republican

By Jim Beer

American conservatives do not believe in a religious government. We believe in the benefits of a religious society.

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Time to tackle climate change

By Yossi I. Abramowitz

We contribute a fraction of a fraction of the nearly 40 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide that trap more and more heat in our atmosphere, creating the devastating greenhouse effect. Yet we are not without agency.

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Letter: Columnist ignores reality of the immoral occupation

 The whiny, petulant Editor’s Desk column in the September issue complaining about Israel’s critics fails to mention, let alone confront, valid criticisms of Israel’s occupation of the West Bank and Gaza and its treatment of Arab citizens.

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World News

U.S. has no clear path back to Israeli-Palestinian negotiations

By Ron Kampeas

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is talking tough. And Israel and the United States don't seem to mind too much -- or else think their best option at this point is to grin and bear it.

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