Opinion

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

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To the Abyss and Over: Court battle to set new lows for political discourse...

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Sometimes, you just have to marvel at the American legal system. It's far from perfect, but the ability of American jurisprudence to closely follow...

The Last Word Week of July 7, 2005

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The Young & the Marching As Victor Newman, Eric Braden has been on “The Young and the Restless” for 25 years (well, maybe not so...

In Some Legal Battles, a Draw Feels More Like a Win

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There were three opinions in the Kentucky Ten Commandment case and six in the Texas case that were decided last week by the U.S....
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Jerusalem’s Theme for a Day: ‘Oy Vay, I’m Gay!’

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I often stroll through Jerusalem's Zion Square, enjoying the fascinating mix of locals and tourists who window shop and linger at the ice-cream parlors....

Keep the Peace!

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Keep the Peace! Public opinion in a democracy is a volatile commodity. That's what opponents of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's plan to disengage from Gaza...

What They Are Saying–

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Anglican Church's 'Useful Idiots': More Fixated Than Ever! Editor-in-chief of The New Republic (www.tnr. com) Martin Peretz writes on June 30 about the animus for...

In the War of the Words, Both Major Parties Come Out Losers

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Stinging political rhetoric is nothing new, but with the nation facing unprecedented challenges at home and abroad, today's venomous talk is producing dangerous paralysis...
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Two Sides of the Abyss, and Far Too Many Purviews

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The age of terror, it seems, has sprouted an era of dialogue. A host of conferences meant to bring together East and West have...

Letters to the Editor Week of June 30, 2005

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Case for Genetic Study Remains Under Debate As a scientist and author who served for 35 years as a professor of engineering and physics...

Court Strikes Delicate Decalogue Balance

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The decision of the U.S. Supreme Court to allow certain displays of the Ten Commandments on public property stay and to ban others may...