Why I Will Not Simply Accept Intermarriage

The Conservative movement is slowly coming around to accepting intermarriage. Rabbi Jeremy Kalmanofsky explains why rabbis must resist the trend for the future of the Jewish people.


Palestinians Cut Security Ties With Israel — Not

Headlines suggested the Palestinians were cutting security ties to Israel. That would be a huge story, but J.J. Goldberg explains why it’s not really what it seems.

Bibi Speech Gave Us Green Light To Openly Debate Israel — at Last

The legacy of Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech wasn’t sound bites or standing ovations. Jeremy Ben-Ami writes that American Jews now know they can debate policy — while supporting Israel.


An Israeli and German Alliance Decades in the Making

Yakov Hadas-Handelsman is the Israeli ambassador to Germany. He devotes much of his time to nourishing and deepening the relationship with the German nation, which has become Israel’s closest ally in Europe.

With Friends Like These (on Iran), Who Needs Enemies?

Republicans want Jewish support to block a nuclear deal with Iran. J.J. Goldberg warns that the GOP has a bigger agenda in mind — and the planet’s future hangs in the balance.

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