Voices | I Have Not Done Enough to Fight Racial Injustice

By Rabbi Sid Schwarz | JTA David Axelrod, a former top aide to former President Barack Obama, recently published a column in The Washington Post...

Parshat Chukat-Balak: Opening Our Tents and Bettering Our Nation

By Rabbi Eric L. Abbott On July 4, 1776, our country’s founders declared their independence, pursuing a new nation built on principles such as being...

Summer Camp Closures

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, which was particularly brutal in New York State, Gov. Andrew Cuomo prohibited overnight camps from opening this summer. The theory...

Biden’s Challenge

Rep. Eliot Engel’s loss last week in a New York Democratic primary after 31 years in office is perhaps the most visible sign of...

Voices | Sovereignty in the Jordan Valley Must Come First

By Nadav Shragai | JNS Is Israel really hesitating to grab the opportunity presented by the U.S. “Peace to Prosperity” plan? There are troubling signs...
David Suissa

Voices | As Anxiety Deepens, Is There Room for Optimism?

By David Suissa | JNS We are going through a strange moment. After months of hibernation, we’re taking baby steps to reclaiming our lives. Even...

Letters to the Editor: July 3

Annexation Answers You ask what is the goal of annexation and why now? (“The Potential High Cost of Annexation,” June 19). I will answer first...
Kylie Unell

Voices | Don’t Call Me a Jew of Color

By Kylie Unell | JTA As a biracial Jew, there is an expectation that I must have something to say in this historic moment. Unlike...

Parshat Korach: Why Give a Good Thing a Bad Name?

By Rabbi Levi Druk This week we read the parshah of Korach, named after Korach, who led a rebellion against Moshe. Korach challenged the priesthood...
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Voices | The Problem When Revisionist History Becomes Official Dogma

By Jonathan S. Tobin | JNS Angry mobs of activists are roaming American streets pulling down or defacing statues of historical figures. In some cases,...