Opinion

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

Join the Party

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Israel officially celebrated its 64th birthday last month, in conjunction with the Hebrew calendar. But the English date was this week -- May 14...

Keep the Pressure On

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Next week's presidential elections in Egypt and the reconvening of international talks with Iran in Baghdad could have far-reaching implications for the United States,...

Who We Are …

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A new survey of American Jews prompted much buzz this week, much of it focused on the level of support for President Barack Obama's...

Israel at 64: Chutzpah Is the Key to Survival

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As Israel begins its 65th year of modern-day independence, there can be no disputing that this nation remains confronted with a myriad of challenges...
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Student Activist No Longer Takes Her Love of Israel for Granted

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Even though I live freely in America, I understand the need for a country that provides the Jewish people with a safe haven, and...

Celebrating Israel

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The quest for home. It's a basic human need that doesn't always equate with a house and a street address. As we celebrate Israel's...

Let Pollard Go

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The time is long past due for Jonathan Pollard to be released from prison. The former U.S. Navy intelligence analyst has more than paid...

Women’s Reproductive Rights Are Under Attack Here and Throughout the Country

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Recent weeks have brought the issues of birth control, health care and other reproductive rights into the forefront of political debates. Recent weeks have...

We Can’t Be Passive When It Comes to Matters of Redemption

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 The Jewish tradition seems to offer two distinct models of redemption: Purim and Pesach redemption. On Passover, the Haggadah emphasizes the exodus story as...

Mission Unfulfilled

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Jewish women have come a long way since the days of Esther, the heroine of the Purim story whose bravery and guile saved the...