Op-Ed

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Opinion | The Aging Crisis That’s Not Being Addressed

By Bob Roth I’m old-school: I still get the newspaper delivered — primarily, because it’s our therapy dog Lacey’s morning routine to get the paper...
Ambassador Yossi Shelley with Brazilian President Bolsonaro in the doctored lobster photo

Opinion | ‘Lobstergate’ and Non-Kosher Coercion

By Ruthie Blum In the midst of countrywide fury in Israel over two deadly serious issues — the killing of an Ethiopian Israeli teenager by...
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Opinion | Survivors’ Unmet Needs Far Outweigh Resources Available

By Marcy Gringlas Seed the Dream Foundation would like to thank and congratulate Naomi Adler, president & CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia,...
map of Middle East, including Jordan and Israel

Opinion | ‘Two-State Solution’ Isn’t Best for Either Side

By Lee Bender and Jerome R. Verlin “The two-state solution,” as America and Israel define it, calls for “two states for two peoples” — for...
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Opinion | TIP Is Dead; Long Live the Israel Project

By Ben Cohen | JNS.org As all journalists know, the news cycle can be a fickle thing, particularly in a week when Americans are deservedly...
Marianne Williamson at the Democratic Presidential debate

Opinion | Marianne Williamson, Not My Candidate

By Stacia Friedman Marianne Williamson is good at a lot of things. She is good at writing best-selling books. When it comes to branding, Williamson...
Rabbi Mike Stern

Opinion | A Tribute to Rabbi Michael Stern: The World Has Lost a Giant...

By Seena Elbaum I recently went to a funeral that was real, but mostly very surreal. The world lost a truly great human being, and...
Museum of Jewish Heritage

Opinion | Lessons From the Past

By David Broida As an American Jew whose family suffered in the Holocaust, I am especially wary of the growing hatred we see in the...
A gold star, the kind Jews were forced to wear during the Holocaust, is cradled in someone's hands

Opinion | Why We Remember the Holocaust

By Marc Stier The point of remembering the Holocaust is not to say that it was an utterly distinctive event in human history. Every historical...
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Opinion | A Rabbinic Call to End Gun Violence

By Rabbi Cecelia Beyer and Rabbi Debra Newman Kamin “Do not stand idly by the blood of your neighbor.” (Lev. 19:16) “An act of violence is...