Letters to the editor: April 9

Shoutout to the Weinbergs Thank you for the comprehensive cover story about the 33rd annual William and Irene Weinberg Family Baltimore Jewish Film Festival (“Baltimore...
painting by Marc Chagall

Opinion | Art of our soul

By Alli Fisher As Jewish individuals, it is our mission in this world to act in the way of Hashem. Hashem is the ultimate artist...
Rabbi Daniel Plotkin

Parshat Shmini: Mourning in unusual circumstances

By Rabbi Daniel Plotkin Parshat Shmini, unusual for a portion in Leviticus, begins with a narrative section. The Tabernacle is dedicated, and Aaron and his...
Christopher Blackwell

Opinion | What it’s like to celebrate Passover in prison

By Christopher Blackwell Over the past few years, I have been honored and blessed to experience — with good friends — some Jewish traditions and...
Lyn Julius

Opinion | Jews vanish from Iraq, but still have no closure

By Lyn Julius The oldest Jewish Diaspora in the world, that of Iraq, edged closer to extinction on March 15, with the death of 61-year-old...

Maryland’s nonpublic schools need nurses, too

By Yehuda Neuberger, Jerry Wolasky, Karen Paiken Barall, Aryeh Gross, Yanky Statman, Sam Melamed and Edwin Zaghi It’s the middle of a busy day when...

Don’t forget Jordan

Amid the hoopla surrounding the Abraham Accords, the fireworks accompanying the U.S. Embassy’s move to Jerusalem, the frustrating stalemate with the Palestinians and the...
Jonathan S. Tobin

Opinion | Ignore Jonathan Pollard’s terrible advice

By Jonathan S. Tobin It was probably inevitable that we hadn’t heard the last of Jonathan Pollard. When the convicted spy landed in Israel last...

Another ‘Other’

In the last year, Asian Americans have suffered at least 3,795 hate incidents. The upsurge in this disturbing trend seems to stem from some...

Israel in stalemate

One week after Israel’s fourth national election in two years, the country remains in political gridlock. As in previous rounds, in addition to the...