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OUR NATION 2017

Letter From Dahlonega, Georgia

A Ku Klux Klan banner shocks a small town—and brings back memories of deeply rooted prejudices.

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OPINION
The Hidden Costs of School Vouchers

"Government money always comes with strings, and private schools that take vouchers will eventually face increased scrutiny of their admissions policies, curricula, test results and employment practices."

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OPINION
The Trouble With Holiness

"From a theological perspective, can such holy places be shared, or are they defiled by the presence of the other, making political compromise impossible?" writes Marshall Breger. "What do the different religions require—sovereignty, control or just freedom of use?"

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BOOK EXCERPT
Rebbe on the Run

While Shlomo effectively became the Third Bobover Rebbe in the midst of the Holocaust following his father’s brutal murder, his succession had actually been prepared years earlier.

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