There are parallels and differences between the refugee crisis today and during the 1930s. The question is, “how can history inform us?”
I have wondered whether focusing on fixing the legacy of slavery would be more effective and make more political sense than reparations.
“People often believe that ‘Jewish’ and ‘poverty’ is an oxymoron. They don’t fully understand the impact of the problem.”
In enacting a law that would make performing virtually all abortions a crime, the state of Alabama is impinging on my religious freedom as a Jew.
Writer-at-Large Jane Eisner argues that when large, powerful countries intern minority groups, its our responsibility as Jews to do something.
The United States Constitution, and the government sworn to uphold it, is not protecting its citizens.
I predict this is a short-term phenomenon, a sugar high before a sharp decline.
“Netanyahu’s success at ensuring the survival of Israel as a Jewish state comes at the expense of its relationship with most American Jews.”
Just as young voters in America don’t know a US without Obama, many Israeli young people don’t know an Israel without Netanyahu.
It may seem logical to dismiss the “populist” master of political spin as a losing has-been. Don’t do it.