Opinion

Letters to the editor: Oct. 8

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Give Trump his due credit A bit ironic that the editorial staff ran a column on last year’s Abraham Accords, applauding “the progress and the...
Douglas Altabef

Opinion | The blessing and potential curse of prosperity

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By Douglas Altabef The history of the rebirth of Israel had very little to do with material wealth. The ethos of the kibbutz movement was...

Farewell to Angela Merkel

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Angela Merkel, the outgoing chancellor of Germany, is stepping down after 16 years in office, having achieved wide recognition as one of the world’s...

Brinksmanship theater in Congress

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Over the past 45 years, we have experienced 20 government shutdowns. No one likes them. So, it wasn’t at all surprising that the most...
An oil derrick

Opinion | Shmita can be a model for tackling climate change and inequality

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By Sen. Meghan Kallman and Rabbi Lex Rofeberg We are in an era of multiple interlocking crises. From record-breaking heat waves to wildfires to water...
Tylor Massouda

Parshat Bereshit: Making a good first impression

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By Tylor Massouda My Torah reading is about the days of creation. This story is a familiar one and a symbolic one for many occasions....
Amnon Lord

Opinion | The only card Abbas has left

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By Amnon Lord The main subject of Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas' address to the United Nations General Assembly last week was yet again the...

Letters to the editor: Oct. 1

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No comparison to the Holocaust There is no comparison to any event now or before, and hopefully I pray, there will never be a catastrophe...

A vaccine for kids

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Last week, we learned that after months of clinical trials, Pfizer determined that its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective for children between the...

Iron Dome can’t protect against Israel-haters

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The Israel-haters among progressive Democrats are giving progressives a bad name. We try not to overuse the accusation of antisemitism. But how else does one...