In an extraordinary editorial sure to arouse controversy, the New York Times expresses concern that Israel’s greatest strengths “as a democratic state committed to liberal values” are “in danger of being lost.”
The new Pew report on the Orthodox is (another) wake up call for American Jews. Jane Eisner asks if we can build a tolerant and vibrant community when the fastest-growing group of Jews is so demonstrably different from everyone else.
Polish police have stepped up security for Sunday’s ceremony to commemorate the 69th anniversary of the liquidation of the Warsaw Ghetto. The move comes in the wake of the deadly attack on Israeli tourists in Bulgaria.
Philadelphia-area Jewish groups are joining a coalition to educate people about a new state voter ID law that they are concerned could prevent some senior citizens from casting a ballot in the 2012 presidential election.