Opinion

January 25, 2013

Mental illness must be unstigmatized. There are gaping invisible black holes between minutes, hours, days, months and sometimes years of indecision on whether or not to seek help. The fear of being permanently labeled or mislabeled by health professionals has tragically deterred adults and parents with children in debilitating pain from seeking treatment. The Jewish CONTINUE »

January 25, 2013

Upon reading and reviewing the photos accompanying your timely and enlightening piece “Sandy Hook Fallout,” (Jan. 11), I was stunned to notice three women smiling and laughing at the scene unfolding in front of them. I remain at a loss to discern what they find so funny about soldier Blankchtein demonstrating his self-defense strategy. CONTINUE »

January 25, 2013

Chuck Hagel’s record as far as Israel and the American Jewish community indicates that his selection will be a disaster for our relations with the Jewish state. Even more important is what this tells us about the innate feelings of our now lame-duck president.   His appointment of Chuck Hagel tells the entire story, and those CONTINUE »

January 25, 2013

The reaction of far-right American Jews to Chuck Hagel’s nomination as defense secretary (“Jury Out On Hagel,” Jan. 18) was hysterical and shameful. On most Israeli Internet news sites thousands of comments are posted every week accusing anyone who does not agree with the Netanyahu government of being an anti-Semite and any Jew who voted CONTINUE »

January 25, 2013

It is a pleasure to look forward to receiving the “new” Jewish Times each week. From the editorials and news to the sports articles, the Jewish Times publication is better than ever! We are enjoying David Snyder’s sports features. “Fitness Faux Paus” (Jan. 11) brought us laughs. “Big On Perspective” (Jan. 11) brought tears and CONTINUE »