Opinion

Letters to the editor: Nov. 20, 2020

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...