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Who will you vote for in November?

According to Labor Day’s Gallup poll, Obama is leading McCain by 6 points, nearly the opposite of our informal assessment among IJN.com users. For the past month...

The almighty convention

This entry is an excerpt from Chris Leppek’s article in the IJN’s August 29 edition. To the degree that politics is perception — a product as slickly...

Israel – problems in and out

Our “Open Call” to readers asking for suggestions and opinions on Israel’s foreign policy has proved that many in the Jewish community have definite...

Green Judaism

Back when we first launched our blog, we explored the possibility of individuals connecting to Judaism through non-traditional avenues, such as literature or music. Our...

Open Call

Two weeks ago, in the Intermountain Jews News, Dr Neil Dobro wrote a letter to the editor censuring Israel’s decision to exchange deceased soldiers for a child...

False simplicities

In our last two entries we’ve talked about terrorism in general and Iran specifically. Comments have been made and opinions strongly stated. In response to our...

Reasonable wars

In our most recent entry we explored the idea of Israel attacking an Iranian nuclear power plant. We’ve been following up on the issue, reading articles and...

Three strikes, but who’s out?

These past weeks — not that it’s atypical — Israel is dominating the headlines. If it’s not about the soldier swap, it’s about Obama’s visit....

Results: first survey, first thoughts

Following up on our survey (which is still open for those wanting to have their voice heard & recorded), one particular, yet obvious, question, strikes this blogger:...

God vs. man

In his comment on our latest post, Ben M posited that without God, Judaism cannot survive. That is undoubtedly true. But are there various ways in which to reach God,...