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A Good Start for Macron

July 18, 2017

by Heather Robinson

As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in France on Sunday, French President Emmanuel Macron condemned anti-Zionism as anti-Semitism.

In speaking this truth, the French President has joined the ranks of Martin Luther King...

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Trump and France’s Macron: Much in Common?

July 14, 2017

by Heather Robinson

President Donald Trump crossed an ocean this week to spend Bastille Day, France’s celebration of Independence, with the French, including France’s President Emmanuel Macron.

While much has been made of Trump’s remark to France’s first...

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‘Wonder Woman’ Wins by Being Feminist Without Bashing Men

June 10, 2017

by Heather Robinson

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From The New York Post

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Warner Bros.’ “Wonder Woman” continues to break records as the most successful female-led superhero action movie ever — with New York packing theaters along with the rest of the country.

So what, exactly, is...

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A brilliant metaphor?

June 3, 2017

by Heather Robinson

In creating an image of herself holding a replica of President Trump’s decapitated head, Kathy Griffin made something awful. But she also created a brilliant metaphor for the way some on the left have treated this President and his...

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Ways to Restore the Romance That Dating Apps Kill

May 18, 2017

by Heather Robinson

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From The New York Post

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From the mid-’90s arrival of Match.com through the launch of dating apps like Tinder in the early 2010s, technology has altered the way most big-city singles look for love — and not in a good way.

For many men...

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Here’s Why Many New York Women Did Not March

January 28, 2017

by Heather Robinson

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From The New York Observer

People are blocked from passing Trump Tower during the Women's March in New York City on January 21, 2017.  Hundreds of thousands of people flooded US cities Saturday in a day of women's rights protests to mark President Donald Trump's first full day in office. / AFP / Bryan R. Smith        (Photo credit should read BRYAN R. SMITH/AFP/Getty Images)

Sometimes strength of character means standing alone…

Last Saturday, women’s marches happened around the world, by some estimates drawing 400,000 marchers here in New York City.

These events, undeniably a...

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A Call for Unity From New York City

January 13, 2017

by Heather Robinson

In what promises to be a unique and memorable week for all Americans, the national holiday honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 16th occurs in the same week as the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump...

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Getting Past the Politically Driven Social-media Hate

December 30, 2016

by Heather Robinson

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From The New York Post

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For many Americans, 2016 was a year in which contentious political disputes at times spilled over into their personal lives, with social media pushing apart friends, neighbors and even family.

At the tail end of a...

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Sudanese-Americans to Trump: help us stop the bloodshed

December 15, 2016

by Heather Robinson

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Sudanese-American activists gathered today in sub-freezing temperatures across from Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan to call on President-elect Donald Trump to do everything in his power to stop the bloodshed in South Sudan, the world’s...

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Dershowitz at ZOA: beware extremist entanglements

December 1, 2016

by Heather Robinson

Dashing expectations, White House Chief Strategist Stephen K. Bannon, who has come under accusations of anti-Semitism, did not come to the Zionist Organization of America’s Justice Louis D. Brandeis Award dinner Sunday November 20th. But...

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