Op-Ed

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Editorial | Repeal the Parking Tax

One of the strange consequences of the recent changes in U.S. tax law is the imposition of an obligation to pay taxes on otherwise...
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Opinion | Pride Shabbat Is a Step Toward Equality

By Lisa A. Goldstein On a recent Friday night, I wore a black T-shirt with “Proud Mom” in rainbow letters, and had a (temporary) glitter...
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Opinion | Synagogue Safety Drills Are Sad But Necessary

By Andy Gotlieb After days of gloomy rain-soaked weather, Saturday, June 22 dawned literally as a breath of fresh air — the perfect summer day...
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Opinion | Why Disingenuous Holocaust Analogies Matter

By Jonathan S. Tobin Even leftists are a little embarrassed by it. The willingness of some Americans to analogize the plight of illegal immigrants seeking to...
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Opinion | Jewish Education for Ambivalent People

By Arielle Levites The fastest growing religious group among American adults today is “Religious Nones.” Yet, at the same time that Americans increasingly describe themselves...
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Opinion | A Call to Action in Aiding Aging Holocaust Survivors

By Naomi Adler I am so proud to have just shared the news of what we hope to be an additional impactful initiative and partnership...
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Opinion | What We Can’t Forget When We Remember Anne Frank

By Rafael Medoff On grocery store checkout lines around the country this month, amid the candy bars and zany tabloids, shoppers will find a glossy...
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Opinion | There Goes Queen Mazie

By Robert Cherry Mazie Golin Ford, who was born in South Philadelphia on June 28, 1906 — when Teddy Roosevelt was president — died May...
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Opinion | Taking a Stand for the Jews of Europe

By Stu Goodman Just 10 years ago, the mere thought of beleaguered Jews in first-world Western European cornerstone cities would have been preposterous. Yet that...
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Opinion | Responding to the Dyke March Ban

By Mikhal Weiner As a gay, Jewish, Israeli woman, I understand the premise behind the controversial ban of the Jewish Pride Flag (a rainbow flag...