The SeeSaw

Stop Worrying About Your Future Grandchildren That Aren't

Wedding bells are ringing for an Asian woman and her Jewish fiance but their parents only want to talk about future grandchildren. How to explain that they may not even have kids?

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Will Voters Punish Dems for Not Stopping GOP?

A new poll says voters favor Republicans in the upcoming midterm elections. The main reason may be Democrats haven’t been able to pass their mostly popular agenda, J.J. Goldberg writes

The Limits of Religious Freedom

EDITORIAL: After Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed an anti-gay bill, those who claim their religion tells them to discriminate against LGBT people may do so — and suffer the consequences.

Will Israel's Haredi Draft Bill Empower Women?

Ultra-Orthodox Israelis want to organize a ‘march of the million’ against governmental plans to draft them into the army. But there’s only one way to do it: let Haredi women come, too.

Handing the Western Wall to the Judaizers

If far-right Israeli settler group Elad gains control of the Western Wall, it will undermine the prospect of a shared Jerusalem — and that’s the point, writes Emily Hauser.

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