Editorial


Who's In and Who's Out in Orthodoxy

EDITORIAL: At a time when most Jewish leaders are eagerly embracing anyone who claims a shred of identity, some Orthodox leaders are doing just the opposite.Read More


Share Birthright Data With All

EDITORIAL: Hundreds of thousands of Birthright alumni are out there, but Jewish organizations can’t reach them. Why can’t this be changed?Read More


What Do We Prize About Michael Bloomberg?

By Jane Eisner

Michael Bloomberg was awarded the first $1 million Genesis Prize. Jane Eisner questions whether the outgoing New York mayor is really the best Jewish role model.Read More


Sandy, a Year Later

EDITORIAL: A year after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, the suffering continues and we can draw some clear lessons about the limits of federal help.Read More


Where Is the Good News in Pew Survey on #JewishAmerica?

EDITORIAL: Where is the good news in the Pew survey? Jewish identity and pride is being reimagined in extraordinary ways — but it’s also being diluted beyond recognition.Read More


When Will Y.U. Learn?

EDITORIAL: Yeshiva U. has vowed zero tolerance of abuse. Hiring a teacher convicted of sexual misconduct shows just how far it is from living up to its promises.Read More


After #JewishAmerica Survey, What Do We Do?

EDITORIAL: There’s no way to sugarcoat the dramatic moves away from the faith revealed in the Pew survey, especially among young Jews. Now is the time for action to reverse the trends.Read More


Mental Distraction on Guns

EDITORIAL: After every mass shooting, pro-gun advocates want to shift attention to the issue of mental health. Problem is, it’s not what causes most gun violence.Read More


Willie Rapfogel's Fall From Grace

EDITORIAL: The fall of William Rapfogel is a communal embarrassment. It also highlights the terrible consequences of leadership fraud for those who can least afford it.Read More


A Place for Jewish Culture

FORWARD EDITORIAL: The Bible teaches us that the artist is central to the Jewish community. How do we maintain that value when funding is cut and organizations close?Read More





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