Letters to the editor: Nov. 20, 2020

Trump trumps Biden In response to the editorial, “A time for healing” (Nov. 13): Joe Biden and Donald Trump are different in many ways. Biden...

Palestinian leadership vacuum

Saeb Erekat was the Palestinians’ chief peace negotiator with Israel since the 1990s. He was accusatory, confrontational and uncompromising in his public persona, but...

The dishonor of frivolous challenges

Last weekend’s demonstrations in Washington, D.C., and other cities by President Donald Trump’s supporters made clear that there are a lot of people who...
Betsy Stone

Opinion | Amid endless fatigue, give yourself a break

By Betsy Stone Depending on how you count, we’re now in month eight of this endless trauma. I’ve been describing it as a bitter Napoleon...
anti-semitism in the dictionary

Opinion | Anti-Semitism, circa 1974 and in 2020

By Alan Ronkin I was just a kid, only 7 or 8. I was walking home from school on a brisk fall day in my kippah and...
Eyal Zisser

Opinion | Biden should watch and learn

By Eyal Zisser | JNS On Election Night, voters went to sleep with U.S. President Donald Trump and woke up with President-elect Joe Biden. Countries in...
Rabbi Ilan Glazer

Parshat Chayei Sarah: A wise old age

Rabbi Ilan Glazer Immediately following Sarah’s burial, the text tells us: “v’Avraham zaken, ba bayamim,” “Avraham was old, advanced in years.” Jewish tradition understands zaken...

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, z’l

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks exemplified the best of Modern Orthodoxy. Erudite, personable, a prolific writer, a beloved teacher and a public intellectual, Sacks moved comfortably...

A time for healing

In claiming victory this past Saturday as the nation’s 46th president, Joe Biden hit all the right notes. He was forceful, empathetic and steady...

Letters to the Editor: Nov. 13

The legacy of Baltimore’s Lithuanian heritage I am a native of Baltimore and a decades-long subscriber to the Baltimore Jewish Times. I currently live part...