By Susan Silverman
Coronavirus has trapped children with their abusers; let’s get them out
Wendi Sklaver and her husband, Sam, considered becoming foster parents for more than 10 years. But with four biological children and busy lives, it seemed impossible. Until Sklaver discovered last year that her synagogue, Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles, was forming a cohort of foster families. That community effort, Sklaver said, made the daunting…
Perspective is everything when it comes to Passover in the Promised Land
For thousands of years, the Jewish story has been characterized, largely, by the yearning for our homeland. Now, for the third time in history, we have a sovereign Jewish state in our ancient land. But there remains wide variation in how even Jewish Israelis view ourselves as a people-with-a-state. As Passover approaches, I’ve been thinking…
Putin and the Flood
There are many ways I have grown as I raise my children. I have learned to love so deeply while struggling to maintain my autonomous self. I’ve also learned how to stand back, allowing my children to fail and flail, equipping them to prioritize growth and maturation over momentary satisfaction. Some of my own development…
Prominent law firm partners routinely made offensive comments about Jewish people, internal emails show
Why is the name of ‘the most vicious antisemite in the English-speaking world’ still so prominent at Cornell?
The far left and far right are equally antisemitic? A new study suggests otherwise
Echoing the language of antisemites, Emmanuel Macron has started to embrace the D-word
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Film & TV
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