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Bird talk

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Interesting article on the advantages of brining chicken (“Brining: A quick way to flavor and tenderize the humble chicken breast,” Oct. 6) in…

Denouncing DACA?

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It was with a sense of both sorrow and annoyance that the undersigned read the article in the Sept. 15 issue of the Jewish News about the spir…

Harvey Weinstein is not a Jewish issue

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Over the past two weeks, we have seen many reactions and reactions-to-reactions to the story of Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s decades-…

Needed: sensible firearm regulation

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There was a time — about two weeks ago — when no one but a few had heard of bump stocks, the “accessory” that makes a semi-automatic weapon wo…

When hate comes to your town

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What do you do when hate comes to your neighborhood?

Valley Beit Midrash welcomes Rabbi Irving ‘Yitz’ Greenberg

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In only a few short weeks, Valley Beit Midrash will open our Jaburg-Wilk Learning Series 2017-2018 with Rabbi Irving “Yitz” Greenberg, a true …

What Corker’s exit means

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Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee’s announcement last week that he will not seek reelection at the end of his term could be a sign that …

Letter to the Editor

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I just finished reading the article by Arthur Blecher (“Judaism without God,” Sept. 15). I could not help but feel that our values and beliefs…

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

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We were disappointed by the front page of the Sept. 22 issue of the Jewish News in which Jewish genetic disease testing by an organization out…

A scary general assembly

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As world leaders took the podium last week at the U.N. General Assembly, we were treated to a lot of bluster and some theater, but not much as…

Judaism without God

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When I was 15 years old, a new rabbi moved to my small town of Easton, Pennsylvania, and changed my life. I had been raised in our Conservativ…

The possessions of Iraqi Jews

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A year from now, the United States is scheduled to return to Iraq a trove of Jewish artifacts the U.S. military discovered in Baghdad after it…

Israel approves ‘Gospel Trail’ cable car

Israel approves ‘Gospel Trail’ cable car

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Israel’s cabinet has approved the construction of the “Gospel Trail” cable car that, when completed, will run between Upper Nazareth and the l…

Ancient Hebrew seals from Judean kingdom unearthed

Ancient Hebrew seals from Judean kingdom unearthed

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A collection of First Temple-period seals has been discovered during excavations in Jerusalem’s City of David.

The importance of educating our children

The importance of educating our children

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Parshah Nitzavim-Vayelech, Deuteronomy 29:9–31:30

Why do bad hurricanes happen to good people?

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Why do bad hurricanes happen to good people?

Searching for meaning from an unsettling year

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Irma. Harvey. Charlottesville. They are the names given to three extraordinary and deadly events, which all happened in the last few weeks. An…

How to help Houston

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The size and devastation of Hurricane Harvey came as a surprise. The scenes of catastrophic flooding were barely comprehensible as one of the …

What I do matters, especially today

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When I saw the images and heard the video of the young white supremacist men parading with lit torches around the campus of the University of …

Complaining rabbis got outmaneuvered by Trump

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What is a Jewish group supposed to do when it wants to make a principled statement to the president of the United States? How aggressive shoul…