By Glenn Sonnenberg
Still seeking ‘a more perfect Union’ this Fourth of July
This week we celebrate the 244th anniversary of our nation’s founding — a founding based upon the revolutionary notions that a colony is entitled to self-determination and that people are entitled to certain inalienable rights. This year also marks the 401st anniversary of the first arrival of slaves — human chattel — on our nation’s…
‘We are scouts into a world of racism and police abuse’
This week in synagogues throughout the world, Jews will read Parashat Sh’lach L’cha, the story of the scouts sent by Moses into the land of Canaan. The scouts, representing each of the 12 tribes, were sent to gather information and return to advise the people on what to expect. After 40 days, they return to…
I went to protest with my grown children. What I saw gave me hope.
“He’s a human being, and a terrible thing is happening to him. So attention must be paid…” —Arthur Miller, Death of a Salesman Last month, Derek Chauvin’s knee was held on George Floyd’s neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds, the last three minutes of which occurred after Floyd was no longer responsive. Three other…
‘Whose religious freedom?’: Scenes from a Jewish rally for abortion rights
New York Voices
99 years ago, she was born on the Lower East Side (and she still remembers everything)
Is Elon Musk Jewish?
The Buffalo shooter blamed his problems on the Jews. Tucker Carlson’s response will only make things worse
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ווידעאָ: לכּבֿוד באָב דילאָנס געבוירן־טאָג — זײַן ליד „איך וועל זײַן באַפֿרײַט‟VIDEO: On Bob Dylan’s birthday – “I Will Be Released” in Yiddishהערט דניאל קאַהנס נוסח און לייענט אַ שיינעם אַנעקדאָט וועגן דילאַנען אין אַ שיל בעת נאילה.
Israel says it foiled plot to assassinate a member of the Knesset
It’s not about you: Why the Forward’s article on the anti-Jewish elements of the Buffalo shooter’s screed was offensive
My fellow white Jews: This is not our shiva