Op-Ed

Advocacy Corner: The Self-Inflicted Catastrophe Continues

  Marking Israel's 60th anniversary has engendered much debate within Palestinian society about the Nakba ("catastrophe") and its celebration on May 15. Truth be told,...

U.S. Must Set Red Lines for Continued Aid to New Egypt June 27, 2012

 The Islamist Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt has made great strides since Hosni Mubarak was ousted from power last year. It surged in popularity, handsomely...
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The Struggles of a Holier-Than-Thou Husband

With his increased Jewish observance over the years straining his marriage, a husband finds some perspective in the words of a Hasidic master. HARTFORD, Conn. — My...
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Don’t Let Unfriendly Fire at LGBT Conference Leave Lasting Damage

It is hard to fathom that the Task Force, an organization co-founded by a Jew as the first national LGBT rights group, would permit...

Don’t Fall fo​r the Extreme Anti-Obama Smear Campaign October 02, 2008

  Lawyers have an old saying: "If you have the facts on your side, pound the facts. If you have the law on your side,...

Opinion | Chutzpah to Accuse Republicans of Anti-Semitism

By Norm Coleman and Matthew Brooks In a recent op-ed, two leaders of the Jewish Democratic Council of America, Ron Klein and Dan Berger, accused...
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Much on the Line as Sides Feel Out Mideast Peace Process

Hillary Rodham Clinton's rescue mission over the weekend to breathe life into the moribund Israeli-Palestinian peace process was either a failure or a success,...

Why the Top U.S. Rabbi Condemned the President … in 1935

By Rafael Medoff On Rosh Hashanah, the most prominent rabbi in the United States devoted his sermon to condemning the president of the United States...
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Don’t Exclude Our Gay, Orthodox Children

A Jewish mother seeks inclusion for her lesbian daughter. As a Modern Orthodox Jew and a Jewish educator, I have written, spoken and taught about...
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Opinion | A Time of Transition, and Continuity

By Naomi Adler In 2015, after the Jewish Exponent went through a series of significant changes, Joshua Runyan was appointed editor-in-chief. For Runyan, the job...