Op-Ed

Opinion | On Abortion, Judaism Advocates a Middle Ground

By Rabbi Danny Schiff Abortion again. The never-ending legal struggle goes on. Unfortunately, it is a struggle that tends to suppress the possibility for reasoned...
Syringe

Opinion | For Community Health, Vaccinate

So now it’s come to this. Proving yet again that despite the unlimited creativity of human ingenuity and the equally unlimited potential of the...
Knesset

Opinion | The Case for Enlisting Haredi Men Into the Israeli Military

By Alex Traiman Among key issues that have collapsed the 21st Knesset before its ministers have even been sworn into their positions is the enlistment,...
man on crutches

Opinion | Considering Vulnerability

By Marc Stier I’ve been thinking a lot about vulnerability since I hurt my back last summer. Since then, aside from three-week periods after I...
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Opinion | Reaching Out to the Next Generation in the Synagogue

By Rabbi Evan Schultz When the daughter of one of our past synagogue presidents recently moved into town with her new husband, I did what...
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Opinion | Remembering Herman Wouk — and Summer Camp

By Amy Neustein My late mother, Shirley Friedberg Neustein, was a childhood friend of Herman Wouk, the Jewish author of The Caine Mutiny and Marjorie...
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Opinion | Exploring and Finding Inspiration in Israel’s Legendary Tech Scene

By Michael Stanat As part of my executive MBA curriculum, I had the option to travel to one of three international sites — Israel, Brazil...
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Opinion | Noting Injustice Isn’t Abandoning Zionism

By Tyler Dratch It is a sunny Friday morning and I am visiting Al-Tuwani, a small Palestinian village in the West Bank. Around us some...
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Opinion | The Arab Sector’s Housing Crisis Is Real (and Solvable)

By Naomi Kahn via JNS.org The most recent report released by Israel’s State Comptroller includes an in-depth look at the housing situation in Israel and...
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Opinion | Circle of Friends Repairs Relationship Damage

By Marcia Bronstein and Ari Gordon On the campaign trail, John F. Kennedy was fond of pointing out that the Chinese word for crisis contained...