Editorials

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Editorial | Labor’s Risky New Rule

Last week the Trump administration proposed an expansion of the exemption that allows federal contractors who claim to be acting under principles of religious...
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Editorial | DNA Is No Answer

In a ruling last week, Israel’s Supreme Rabbinical Court made clear that DNA testing cannot be used to answer the religious and politically sensitive...
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Editorial | Journalist Gary Rosenblatt’s Legacy

Last week, Gary Rosenblatt, the editor and publisher of the New York Jewish Week, announced his retirement. In the world of Jewish journalism, the...

Editorial | A Measles Resurgence

Measles — the childhood scourge that many believed was largely relegated to history — has made a significant resurgence both in Israel and in...

Bridge-Building Philanthropist Dies at 67

International Fellowship of Christians and Jews founder Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, who died Feb. 6 at age 67, is being remembered this week by politicians,...

A Change in the NoKo Narrative

“If I have to say I’m sitting on a stage with Chairman Kim and that gets us to save 30 million lives — it...

The Secret to Unity

Here’s the secret to fostering unity in a Jewish community and for attracting people who have never been involved before: Bring all the rabbis...

Tefillin Rage

Fifteen years ago, anyone viewing the strange encounter between three Israelis, one of whom was putting on tefillin at Ben-Gurion Airport, would have had...

So Close, and Yet So Far

A new study commissioned by the UJA-Federation of New York has concluded that a majority of Israelis believe the government of Prime Minister Benjamin...

Hamas’ Cynical Sacrifice of Human Life

Hamas, the Islamist terror organization that rules Gaza, proved its control over the 1.8 million Palestinians living there as Israel and the United States...