The ‘liberation’ of the Kotel has always been a largely Diasporic fight, and as such, was bound to be laden with compromise, Jane Eisner writes.
Jane Eisner envies voters in Iowa and New Hampshire, whose voices actually count during primary season. How can we change the system so that Jews’ and other minorities’ voices count, too?
Jane Eisner says labeling products made in West Bank settlements allows consumers who oppose — or support — Israel’s occupation to make informed choices. But a sweeping boycott of all companies that do business in the territory is a counterproductive and blatantly unfair, she writes.
With liberal values under threat in Israel, some say American Jews should be speaking out. But Jane Eisner asks: Is it really our job to save Israeli Jews from themselves?
Liberals slammed the Israeli Chief Rabbi for not being open to dialogue. Then they praised Ayman Odeh for the same behavior. Jane Eisner asks: Why the inconsistency?
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Extremists hope to use violence to prevent women from having access to safe and legal abortions. After the latest attack on Planned Parenthood, Jane Eisner explains why Judaism tells us we can be pro-choice and pro-life.
Should we attribute the Paris attacks to ‘radical Islam’? Or, Jane Eisner asks, should we describe them as the actions of extremist individuals, and avoid blaming a whole religion?
Americans Jews can exhale now that Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu smiled and shook hands. But the divide between them was always more than personal, and goes to the crux of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.