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The Dance of Judaism and Science: Einstein and Beyond­­­­ ­­­­­­­

How can we reconcile scientific understanding with the wide gap found in the biblical accounts all familiar to us?

Bernie Sanders: Knave or Fool?

If Corbyn were against blacks, women, Muslims or gays, Sanders would not have campaigned for him. Yet he is comfortable campaigning for Corbyn who has made a career out of condemning Zionists by which he means Jews.

A Calamity in the UK

By calling a special election and fumbling it so spectacularly, Theresa May has placed a threat to the Anglo-American world within striking distance of 10 Downing Street.

Who Loses When Synagogues Join the Resistance?

The “Trump bump” has produced a surge in attendance and membership at liberal synagogues, where a social justice agenda rules and rabbis are outspoken critics of the president.

In Remembrance Of A Hero

She taught us, by example, not just how to survive, but to thrive.

Publication of Pro-Terrorist Ad in The Forward Raises Eyebrows in Jewish Media World

“Would The Forward, in the interests of ‘freedom of expression,’ accept ads from white supremacists? To ask the question is to answer it,” Jason Maoz, senior editor of The Jewish Press of Brooklyn, told JNS.org.

‘The Only Good Jew is a Dead Jew’ (the Suarez – Barkan threshold)

With a highly distorted personal radar, careful document selection, and an unerring ability to misinterpret intentions, Suarez produced a piece of writing far removed from both historicity and context.

Memorial Day In America: What A Disgrace

Isn’t Memorial Day supposed to be a day of remembrance, mourning, and reflection? A day to pay tribute to the hundreds of thousands of brave men and women who lost their lives fighting for America?

Azerbaijan’s Inspiring Example

I wandered the streets of the predominantly Muslim country of Azerbaijan wearing my kippah. I wasn’t met with stares or ugly words--rather I was accepted and greeted with kindness.

Will Trump Follow Through On Palestinian Incitement?

Reviving the Trilateral Committee on Incitement is no solution unless the committee begins its work with a clear definition of what constitutes "incitement."

Jerusalem: A Consensus Issue At Last

Jerusalem is a consensus issue and I recently hung the proof on the Old City walls: The Jerusalem Declaration, an initiative to secure grassroots support for keeping Jerusalem united under permanent Israeli control

Want a Path to Peace? Pound the Table at Abbas

If Trump really believes the missing ingredient for peace has been a master real estate dealmaker, he’s wrong. But his willingness to pound the table at Abbas is nevertheless significant.

Yeshiva University’s New President

Rabbi Berman seems eminently well suited to guide Yeshiva University in the coming years.

President Trump Disappoints

Another provision of the law extends this penalty provision to each succeeding fiscal year if the embassy is not moved.

The Mayor And The Puerto Rican Day Parade

We recalled the raw edge of racial politics engaged in by Presidents Clinton and Obama on the issue of his release from federal prison.

Bereaved Family To Israeli Gov’t: Don’t Release Terrorists For Our Son

The Goldins feel the Israeli government has squandered many opportunities to clamp down hard on Hamas.

Learning From The Animals

Most animals are born once. But birds are born twice. First, the egg is laid by the mother. But where is the baby? Still inside the egg.

To Bigotry No Sanction

Linda Sarsour’s agenda is the abolition of the rights of others. She opposes the very existence of Israel

A New Tolerance for Anti-Semitism

People on both sides of the political and ideological spectrum must have the same zero tolerance for anti-Semitism as they do for sexism, racism and homophobia.

Zaidy Made Us Laugh

Men such as my grandfather are the equivalent of foundation stone. The world exists because of such people. When they are gone, our job is to appreciate their legacy and to share some of their essence

UNRWA Policy Letter to US Ambassador to the UN, the Hon. Nikki Haley

Six questions posed to US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley whose answers could reflect a new US Policy towards UNRWA

Israel Must Now Be Proactive

Israel has an extraordinary window of opportunity but it requires initiative and willingness to cooperate with Trump’s peace initiatives--on condition that our security is not compromised.

Gazans in Greece: We Fled Hamas, not Israel

The testimony of these Gazan refugees in Greece provides a rare opportunity to hear what Palestinians say when they’re out of reach of their own repressive governments and can speak freely

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