Opinion

Dan Schnur

Opinion | Schools must coexist with COVID

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By Dan Schnur I am tired of COVID-19. I know you are too. But here we are, dealing with a fourth wave of coronavirus. At least...

Letters to the editor: Jan. 21

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Caring for elderly parents Audrey Glickman’s article about adult children overtaking care of their elderly parents when the parent is not consulted or it is...

Challenges to Israel’s government of change

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Israel’s government of change is navigating a serious challenge to its fragile coalition. Since the state’s founding, Israel has tried to settle its nomadic...

Stop trivializing the Holocaust

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Jan. 27 is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the United Nations-designated day that marks the anniversary of the Allies’ liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. Holocaust Remembrance Day...
Eboo Patel and Rabbi Joshua Stanton

Opinion | Jews and Muslims can walk a common path

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By Eboo Patel and Rabbi Joshua Stanton In 1957, at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered words whose wisdom continue...
Rabbi Jennifer Weiner

Parshat Beshalach: Many Nachshons in history

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By Rabbi Jennifer Weiner Beshalach finds us standing at the proverbial shores of freedom. In this parshah, Moses tells the Israelites to gather their belongings....
Rahel Bayar

Opinion | Too many chose to look away from Chaim Walder’s crimes

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By Rahel Bayar During my first month as an assistant district attorney in the Bronx, I spent most of my time engaged in an intensive...
Jonathan S. Tobin

Opinion | Politics and combating antisemitism don’t mix

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By Jonathan S. Tobin At a time when antisemitism is on the rise around the globe, the office of the U.S. State Department’s Special Envoy...

Letters to the editor: Jan. 14

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False equivalency Clifford D. May’s column “Biden’s weak defense of democracy” (Dec. 31, 2021) includes several items that are pure nonsense. The one that prompted...

The option of civil marriage

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Late last year, something happened in the United Arab Emirates that never happened before in that Gulf state, yet it attracted little attention: A...