Proposed Israeli NGO Law Is Hypocritical Attack on Left

Yet again the Israeli Knesset is considering legislation to single out and punish progressive nongovernmental organizations, particularly the human rights groups that are such a thorn in the side of those who favor the continued occupation of the West Bank.


Unlike New Year's Eve, Judaism Makes Endings Meaningful

New Year’s Eve has always seemed a little ridiculous to Jay Michaelson. Here’s what we can learn from the secular holiday about how not to market Judaism.


How Jewish Leaders Can Keep the LGBT Debate Honest

If Jacksonville, Florida, comes out on the right side of history, it will be in no small part due to Jewish leaders playing a key role — and reasserting their relevance, Jay Michaelson writes.


Stop Treating Divorced Women Like Second-Class Jews

The moment Leah Paretzky got divorced, she lost her status as part of the ruling class of her ultra-Orthodox community.


You've Heard About Muslims Getting Profiled. What About Jews?

We know that Muslims are being profiled over terror fears. Well, Jews are also being profiled — for espionage. J.J. Goldberg says the issues aren’t as different as you might think.

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