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We Do Not Stand Idly By

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This past Saturday, Neo-Nazis and white supremacists united in Charlottesvile, Virginia. Among their hateful and inciting messages was the cha…

This is our America

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The white supremacists who marched in Charlottesville last weekend were at once a pathetic group of notorious hate-mongers, while at the same …

Protecting immigrants

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Five years ago, the U.S government began implementation of President Barack Obama’s 2012 executive order deferring deportation for U.S. reside…

I did not march for hate

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When I took part in the Women’s March in January, I marched because I believe that women’s rights are human rights, and I was proud to do so. …

Homeless American Jews

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I visited my 95-year-old uncle, Samuel, in a nursing home in France in 2015. The nursing home was guarded by soldiers full time, as are all Je…

Tempest on a flag pole

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“Palestinian flag flies over Camp Solomon Schechter.” The implication of that headline, which showed up last week on numerous blogs and online…

Responding Jewishly to new U.S. position on climate pact

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President Donald J. Trump has received well-deserved condemnation from leaders of many nations, governors and mayors, environmentalists, corpo…

To the editor

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I read Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz’s article “Ask Why We Mourn on Tisha B’av” (July 28 issue of Jewish News) and was greatly disturbed.

A solution in search of a problem

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President Trump, as our nation’s “disrupter in chief,” has a particular genius for discovering problems where none exist. Case in point was hi…

Letter to the Editor

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Your editorial about the Muslims’ violent reaction to the metal detectors (Jewish News, July 28) that Israel placed on the Temple Mount the ot…

Don’t Take Christian America for Granted

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It was my first trip to Texas. I did not know what to expect.

Missteps at the Temple Mount

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If Israel wants to install metal detectors at entrances to the Temple Mount in an effort to stem the periodic eruption of violence at that hol…

The shameful strategic disaster of Syria’s collapse

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When Bashar al-Assad decided to murder his own people at a rate never seen before in the Middle East, beginning in 2011, the world’s governmen…

New hope for Israel’s Labor party

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In France, Emmanuel Macron ran from the center, eviscerated the traditional conservative and Socialist parties and outflanked the frightening …

Letters to the Editor

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I hope Democrats don’t turn themselves inside out over Jon Ossoff’s loss in the Georgia 6th (June 20). While I’m truly sorry he lost, it was a…

Letters to the Editor

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After Dan Schere’s five-column discussion (“Is there a center in pro-Israel lobby?” June 9 issue of Jewish News), he concludes that there is n…

Netanyahu’s Indian bromance

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It wasn’t exactly “From Here to Eternity,” but the image of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi,…

Caring for captured and wounded enemy soldiers a fundamental IDF value

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One of the greatest challenges of a medical corps team member is to care for captured and wounded enemy soldiers. I served as an army medic du…

Fill the anti-Semitism envoy position

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If we were living in a vacuum, the Jewish community wouldn’t be “entitled” to a State Department office with an envoy assigned to monitor and …

Murder on the health care express

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The demise of health care is going to look something like “Murder on the Orient Express” — everyone in the GOP takes a stab at it in the middl…