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Yom Kippur: On Yom Kippur, a wish and a challenge

By Clifford S. Fishman On Rosh Hashanah it is written, and on Yom Kippur it is sealed. These words begin the third paragraph of the Unetaneh...
David Suissa

Voices | RBG tribute: What Ruth Bader Ginsburg taught us about friendship and unity

There’s plenty to love about Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the trailblazing liberal justice who passed away on Sept. 18 at the age of 87. Many of...

Voices | ‘Who by fire?’ isn’t just a metaphor this year

By Rabbi Jennie Rosenn | JTA As the founder of a new organization building a Jewish movement to confront the climate crisis, the lead-up to...

Holocaust history

It is now more than seven decades since the end of the Holocaust. The number of precious survivors continues to diminish, even as we...

Next, the Palestinians

The historic Abraham Accords, signed at the White House last week, established normalized relations between Israel and two Arab monarchies, United Arab Emirates and...
Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Voices | RBG tribute: Opera lover and world’s best bubbe

By Dede Feinberg I first met Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Kennedy Center when my husband, Ken, and I joined her at performances of the...
Justice Wecht

Voices | RBG tribute: A woman of valor

By Justice David Wecht As his time grew short, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. recalled the words of an ancient Latin poet: “Death, death, plucks...

Letters to the Editor: Sept. 25

A plea for the Jewish vote We have had a most unusual president for almost four years. He wants your vote and is doing whatever...

Voices | What does ‘dangerous for Israel’ and the Jews mean to Biden?

By Jonathan S. Tobin It’s fortunate for Joe Biden that his ability to win the support of most Jewish voters doesn’t depend on his stance...

Rosh Hashanah: Why don’t we confess our sins on Rosh Hashanah?

By Rabbi Eli Yoggev The High Holidays are all about mending our ways and atoning for our sins. To be sure, this is the central...