Opinion

Editorials from the Jewish Exponent, columns, blogs and a forum for kvetching n’ kvelling.

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New Israel Fund Needs To Take More Responsibility

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The claim that Im Tirtzu, a small Zionist student group that questions the New Israel Fund, is attempting to curtail debate is an accusation...
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Kudos to Birthright and All Israel Travel

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What is the most effective philanthropic program the Jewish community has initiated in the last few decades? Without question, according to our cover story...

Media Clippings: Finally, a Respite

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One of the indignities of traveling to foreign countries these days - aside from lost luggage and jet lag - is having to put...
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If Israel’s Learned One Thing About War, It’s That Profiling Works

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If Israel's Learned One Thing About War, It's That Profiling Works The Shalem Center think-tank's executive director, Yishai Ha'etzni, writes in The New York Post...

No Alternative to Two States for Two Peoples

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During lunch at a friend's home last week, a very bright teenager asked his parents' guests: "What do you think it would take for...
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Imaginary ‘Steps’: Secretary of State Goes Soft on Abbas

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The results of U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's most recent visit to the Middle East - intended to facilitate Israel's planned disengagement from...

Letters to the Editor Week of Aug. 4, 2005

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Liberty Bell Gathering: Not an Attack on Sharon On July 19, the local Zionist Organization of America chapter gathered in front of the Liberty Bell....

A Misstep on the Road to Reconciliation

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How much attention should Jews give to the statements of various churches about Israel? For those who claim we should stop obsessing about the...
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The Nightmares Out There Are Real: Americans spend the summer blithely ignoring a very...

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Had any time off lately to just sit around and watch TV? A day spent channel-surfing might lead any of us to conclude that...
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It’s the Act That Counts! Focus needs to be on steps following Gaza showdown,...

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Under what we laughingly call "normal" circumstances, Israel is inundated with foreign journalists. But this month and next, there will be even more newsies...