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    Roundup Top 10!

    This week's broad sampling of opinion pieces found on the Internet, as selected by the editors of HNN.

  • News Abroad

    “But Is It Good for the Jews?”

    Lawrence Davidson

    If you are over fifty and were raised in a Jewish household, you either heard this question explicitly asked numerous times or were subtly encouraged to think the question to yourself.

  • News Abroad

    The Sad Reason We Don't Know More About Ebola

    Pearl Duncan

    It’s been said that one of the reasons the Ebola virus went out of control, undetected, is because so little attention is paid to Africa. Not only is little attention paid to issues in current Africa, but very little is known about African history.

  • Culture Watch

    1936 Olympics Relays – No Jews Allowed

    Bruce Chadwick

    Jesse Owens won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic Game in Berlin.  But this is the story of how Marty Glickman and Sam Stoller, phenomenally fast runners, were kicked off the American 400 meter relay team in the ’36 Olympics because they were Jews.

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