Instead of trying to protect their reputations, synagogues with predatory rabbis should protect their members, writes Deborah Rosenbloom.
Jane Eisner agreed to send correspondent Naomi Zeveloff to Gaza so the Forward’s readers would see firsthand the struggles of its people. She thinks the decision reflects the paper’s Jewish values — but can’t hide her relief that Naomi is back home safe.
It shouldn’t have surprised anyone that Jack Lew was treated with such disdain at the Jerusalem Post conference. J.J. Goldberg writes that the behevior of the far right-wing crowd is even wearing thin on supporters of Benjamin Netanyahu.
Jack Lew getting heckled was only one of the weirdest things to happen at the Jerusalem Post conference in New York, writes Yael Even Or. Here are four other moments you might have missed.
Hebrew literature is about a lot more than just Israel, Haim Weiss argues. So why are some trying to bar expat writers from winning the country’s biggest literary prize?