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avatar Robert I. Lappin
Robert Israel Lappin, philanthropist and businessman, is President of the Lappin Foundation, which is headquartered in Salem, Massachusetts. The Foundation's mission is enhancing Jewish identity across generations, and it funds more than 200 free programs, events, and services for the Jewish community of the North Shore of Massachusetts annually.

ARTICLES BY: Robert I. Lappin


August 3, 2016 7:36 am
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Why We Must Promote Islamic Reform

Centuries ago, there were followers of Judaism and Christianity -- specifically zealots and crusaders -- who supported or committed violence and conquest in the name of religion. Nowadays, however,...

February 19, 2016 5:57 am
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Birthright Israel Should Fund Teen Trips to Israel Immediately

The rise of anti-Israel and anti-Jewish activities in academia begs for an effective strategy to prepare Jewish students to fight BDS on college campuses before they...

July 2, 2015 2:05 pm
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Lower the Age for Birthright Israel to Build a Pro-Israel Army on Campus

Sheldon Adelson’s goal to “put more boots on the ground” to fight BDS on college campuses is right on, and his recommendation to form an...

June 4, 2015 12:38 pm
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The Arab Spring, Through a Lens of Realism

The hopeful Arab Spring has morphed into a winter of despair. Hundreds of thousands of Arabs have been killed and maimed, and millions have been...

February 25, 2015 9:02 am
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Egypt’s Leader is Right to Call for the Reform of Islam

Upon a world marred by Islamic turmoil, terror, and violence, a gift has recently been bestowed. On December 28, 2014, in a speech directed at Islamic...

January 16, 2015 9:34 am
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Averting Islamophobia

The Koran contains passages that espouse peace and comity. It is theses passages, perhaps, that have enabled Presidents Bush and Obama, and several foreign political...

December 10, 2014 4:04 pm
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Reform Birthright to Meet the Jewish World’s New, Urgent Need

The rise in anti-Israel and anti-Semitic activities in academia begs for an effective strategy to address this new challenge. As Jewish teens arrive on college...

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the...

World

British Parliamentary Candidate Suspended Over Wildly Antisemitic Social Me...

Britain's Liberal Democrat Party has suspended one of its candidates in the forthcoming June 8 General Election over a series...

Israel

Israeli Female Entrepreneurs Talk About What Makes ‘Silicon Wadi̵...

In a video published by Mercedes-Benz on YouTube last week, three Israeli female entrepreneurs talked about the Jewish state's start-up...

Middle East

Palestinian Terrorist Who Murdered British Student to Receive Monthly PA St...

JNS.org - The Palestinian terrorist who murdered a British student in Jerusalem earlier this month will receive a stipend of approximately...

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