Editorial


Staring Into the Void, for Both Israelis and Palestinians

By Jane Eisner

Along with wreaking untold horrors on both sides, the Gaza war has all but extinguished hopes for a two-state solution. For Jane Eisner, the biggest problem is that there is no alternative.Read More


Don't Turn Them Away

EDITORIAL: The crisis of thousands of immigrant children on America’s borders should demand from us a moral response.Read More


With Israel Feuds Raging, Can't Jews All Get Along?

By Jane Eisner

Amid war in Gaza, some Jews and Muslims jointly marked the fast of Ramadan and 17th of Tammuz. That’s inspiring, but Jane Eisner writes Jews need a way to ease the vitriol among ourselves.Read More


Why Jews in Israel and Diaspora Share Fate

EDITORIAL: As sirens blare in Israel and bombs flatten Gaza, this is a time when the gulf between Jews there and here seems wider than ever. But our fates are still intertwined.Read More


Three Jews and a Palestinian — All Just Boys

EDITORIAL: Three murdered Israelis and one Palestinian apparent revenge victim were just boys. Turning them into icons will only lead to more violence and hatred.Read More


Who Will Speak Out for American Families?

EDITORIAL: President Obama just held a summit to highlight issues like parental leave and affordable childcare. Until the nation takes these issues seriously, nothing will change.Read More


Why Presbyterian Divestment Feels Like Anti-Semitism

By Jane Eisner

Seen from Israel, the Presbyterian vote on divestment seems unfair, hypocritical and — there’s no way around this — even anti-Semitic, Jane Eisner writes.Read More


Why Supporting Israel Isn't All in the Family Anymore

EDITORIAL: For decades, American Jews were united by support for Israel, in peacetime and war. New data from the Pew survey shows this consensus is fraying fast.Read More


The Elephant in the Room

EDITORIAL: The Republican Party has shifted so far to the right that even Eric Cantor is hounded out. That’s bad for the GOP, bad for America — and bad for the Jews.Read More


Bowe Bergdahl Is All of Us

EDITORIAL: Bowe Bergdahl volunteered to don an American uniform and serve all of us. What are our responsibilities to him?Read More





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