We need to be absolutely clear about this attack upon Richard Spencer: It is a terrible thing that happened when Richard Spencer was punched in the face. Discussing his attack in an even-handed manner is wrong and immoral and may promote further violence.
Now, more than ever, the American Jewish community must call on our country’s elected officials to ensure that vulnerable populations of all ethnic and religious backgrounds are offered refuge in time of need.
If not for the NAACP, the ACLU, and other stalwart civil rights groups, it may have taken American lawmakers another generation to outlaw segregation in schools. If not for ACRI and other human and civil rights organizations in Israel, Israeli democracy may not live up to its greatest ideals, enshrined in Israel’s declaration of independence.
Rabbi Nathan Diament’s response to my column about Betsy DeVos perfectly reflects the short-sightedness of the Orthodox Union’s approach to this issue.8
Nathan J. Diament responds to Jay Michaelson’s criticism of support for Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos.6
By genuinely embracing interfaith families, more of the spouses from other faith backgrounds are likely to adopt Jewish identities.
The Forward’s response to CUNY’s anti-Semitism report is both perplexing and troubling.5
The inherent Israeli opposition to the right of return for the descendants of Arab refugees has nothing to do with demographics, David Bedein writes.37
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