Opinion

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Letters to the Editor: Evangelical Support for Israel, New York Mention Omitted

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Evangelicals Misunderstood by Letter Writer I am disappointed and concerned at the limited understanding of evangelical Christians expressed in a recent letter to the Exponent...

Raising Asian Jewish Kids in the U.S. Has Never Been More Scary

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By Melody Muhlrad Last week, eight people were killed — including six women of Asian descent — at three massage parlors in the Atlanta area....

Putting Things Into Perspective: My Final Editor’s Letter

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  People talk a lot these days about pandemic silver linings — the unexpected good that’s come from a very dark time. Then there’s the...

Healing Together Despite our Differences

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By Rabbi Ari Dembitzer As an Orthodox rabbi in Omaha, Nebraska, people often want to know what it’s like to live here in the middle...

Was a Jewish Muscleman the Inspiration for Superman?

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By Tzvi Sinensky With “Superman and Lois” premiering last month on the CW network, it’s a good time to recall that Superman was the 1938...

One Year of the Pandemic at Jewish Federation

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By David Adelman and Gail Norry A little more than a year ago, the world as we knew it changed. Food insecurity rose to its...

Jews Should Embrace American Evangelical Friendship and Support

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In a recent issue of the Jewish Exponent, there was a review of the new documentary “’Til Kingdom Come,” which investigates American evangelical Christian support for Israel.

One Year of COVID, a Mournful Milestone

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I went back to my office in the Jewish Community Services Building in Center City the other day to pick something up, and I noticed an old editorial lineup document sitting on my desk.
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A Step Toward Religious Freedom in Israel

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Last week, Israel’s Supreme Court ruled 8-1 that non-Orthodox conversions must be recognized for purposes of citizenship under Israel’s Law of Return.

Medical Dramas Perpetuate Orthodox Stereotypes

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On Feb. 9, the Jewish internet was shocked by a scene from the TV medical drama “Nurses.”