What 1,000 Rabbis Should Have Said in Syrian Refugee Petition

Marc Dollinger commends the rabbis who signed a petition for Syrian refugees — but says it reflects a misguided collective memory and misses a more important narrative of Jewish leadership.


Are French Jews Falling for Marine Le Pen's Xenophobic Siren Song?

Marine Le Pen’s Front National party has made big gains in recent elections — and France’s Jews are by no means passive bystanders in this alarming voting trend.


Want To Be a Good Liberal? Don't Push for Gun Control Right Now.

After San Bernadino, you may think that we are suffering from a growing epidemic of gun violence. J.J. Goldberg says it’s just the opposite — and pushing for stricter gun controls may backfire.


What Sex Abuse Cases at Horace Mann and Y.U. Should Teach Us

Sex abuse cases at Horace Mann and Yeshiva University high schools have plenty in common. Amos Kamil argues one shared lesson should be to overhaul antiquated statute of limitations laws.


Trump Aide Blasts Obama Hanukkah Speech — Says Shabbat Better

A top aide criticized President Barack for choosing Sunday, the first night of the Jewish Festival of Lights for his address on terrorism. A better night, he said, would have been … wait for it … wait for it … Friday (Shabbat).

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