Prayers for the State of Israel. Yes, Now, on Tisha B'Av

Especially with Tisha b’Av approaching during a bloody war, many of us want to feel the bond of kinship that transcends politics, J.J. Goldberg writes.


Genocide Is Always Wrong

Genocide is always wrong. That anyone could openly propose such a crime shows just how much damage the Gaza war has already done, Sarah Wildman writes.


How Israel Refuses To Learn Lessons From Ground Invasions Past

By invading Gaza, Israel has repeated the mistake it made in Lebanon and Gaza before. J.J. Goldberg writes it fails to see the consequences of a ground war —  and the trouble ending it.


Shabbat Shalom, Comic Con!

What’s it like to host Shabbat dinner at Comic Con? It starts with meeting Jewverine, progresses to a sip of He’Brew beer, and ends with an in-depth discussion of Kabbalah.

Open Letter to Penelope Cruz From Her Jewish Doppelganger

Penelope Cruz joined a host of Spanish celebs in slamming Israel over the war in Gaza. Now the Jewish lawyer who is often mistaken for her is firing back.

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