The classic model of the one brave charismatic leader—usually a man—may be convenient for media, but it is the wrong model.
Reports emerged of American citizens born near the Texas border being denied U.S. passports, or being asked to produce obscure documents.
Seventy years, in Jewish tradition, represents a lifetime. As the psalmist wrote, “The span of our life is 70 years.”
Our tradition demands that we wrestle with our texts on their own terms and not be seduced by Christian interpretations or the allure of power.
It probably feels good to sit in the comfort of your Long Island living room and send money to expand Beit El. But your children weren’t among the Israeli soldiers and police officers who faced Beit El settlers throwing rocks and burning tires during last year’s demolition of two illegal buildings there.
The New York governor’s executive order constitutes a frightening attack on free speech that will create a backlash against Israel and Jews, Jill Jacobs argues.
Ask any American Jew what the Jewish National Fund does, and they will most likely answer, ‘It plants trees in Israel.’ But the reality is much more complicated.
This year will witness the reintegration, at long last, of a Jewish vision for social justice in both the Diaspora and in Israel.
Priorities for wiping out slavery in the U.S. for good? Pass critical protections and services to victims of human trafficking.
American Jewish institutions have maintained a shameful silence on the Israeli plan to build settlements in the ‘E1’ bloc, even though it is a severe blow to the two-state solution.