Wednesday, May 6, 2015 Iyyar 17, 5775

By:
Rachel Levy Lesser
On the night my daughter was born, I felt whole again -- or at least as whole as I could feel after losing my 57-year-old mother, who was an integral part of my 30-year-old, adult, day-to-day life. Her death 18 months beforehand loomed large throughout her six-year battle with ocular melanoma, a rare form of aggressive cancer that is first...
Comment0
Comment0
Obama's seminal speech on race was a beaut, but does it answer our questions?
By:
Jonathan S. Tobin
Every time his foes think they've got Sen. Barack Obama in a tight spot, he turns to his strong suit: the ability to communicate complicated subjects in a way that combines high-toned eloquence with a common touch that makes it feel as if he is speaking to every one of his listeners as individuals. When the Democratic Party's presidential front-runner...
Comment0
In recent years, Jewish groups have been in the forefront of the campaign to stop the genocide being committed in the Darfur region of Sudan. These efforts have brought about a greater awareness of the situation, even if action to halt the tragedy has been lacking. This commitment to the principle of human rights is to be commended, but in...
Comment0
In the hearts of those who dream of peace, hope can never be extinguished. That's why the majority of Israelis and American Jews still believe in and seek peace with the Palestinians, in addition to the rest of the Arab and Islamic world. And yet, there are times when it is vital that even the most ardent dreamers of peace...
Comment0

Advertisement