Parshat Miketz

Overcoming adversity through faith By Ross Chudow This week’s parshah is Miketz. It talks about overcoming adversity. It shows Joseph starting as a slave in jail,...
Ariel Kahana

Opinion | Term limits won’t help with stability

By Ariel Kahana What do Franklin D. Roosevelt, Charles de Gaulle, Tony Blair and Angela Merkel have in common? They’re all leaders who have gone...

Letters to the editor: Dec. 3

Dog whistles In regards to “Add the Unite the Right rally to the list” (Nov. 5) and “Here’s the real issue” (Nov. 12): I recently...

The difficult tasks of engagement and explanation

Young Americans are being tested by a worldwide pandemic, with its lockdowns, lost education, social isolation and uncertainty. Young Jewish Americans are experiencing the...

The Visa Waiver Program challenge

Apart from the ever-changing rules for entry that are driven by the pandemic and related health concerns, Americans are afforded free access to Israel...
Asher Lovy

Opinion | Orthodox reaction to Chaim Walder allegations must become the norm

By Asher Lovy Allegations of child sexual abuse against Chaim Walder, the author of children’s books beloved in the haredi Orthodox market, and the uncharacteristically...
Deborah Y. Cohn

Opinion | What my research reveals about gift giving

By Deborah Y. Cohn Since my daughters were little, the family Chanukah ritual has been for each to unwrap one gift each night of the...

Parshat Vayeshev: One person can make all the difference

By Rabbah Arlene Berger The pivotal moment in this week’s Torah portion is the meeting between Joseph and the man known as “ha-ish/the man,” who...
Rabbi Charles Arian

Opinion | Why would he go for a run on Yom Kippur?

By Rabbi Charles Arian The late Rabbi Richard Israel once published an essay that he later expanded into a book called “The Kosher Pig.” In...

Letters to the editor: Nov. 26

Can’t deny the success The Abraham Accords are a monumental breakthrough in the 73-year conflict between the Islamic world and Israel (“Abraham Accords are ‘Much...