No Conclusive Evidence on Circumcision Rite and Herpes

The Forward suggests the metzitzah b’peh circumcision rite should be curtailed because it may lead to herpes. It is misguided in its medical and policy claims.

Our Own: Jewish military families need to feel like they have the community?s support.

3 Ways To Support Our Jewish Troops and Build Community

Jewish military families often feel invisible to the community, writes Alison Buckholtz. Here’s what we can do to make them feel like they are supported.

Bernie Sanders protesting the furlough of federal workers, October 2013

Bernie Sanders Serious About White House Bid

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders seems to be getting more serious about running for president. The Jewish socialist talks about the pros and cons in a new interview.

Battle Over Purim Children's Book With Two Dads

The line between respecting religious beliefs and violating rights of LGBT people is at the center of a debate over a children’s picture book featuring a family with two fathers.