Del. Sandy Rosenberg

Opinion | What I’m working for in Annapolis

By Del. Sandy Rosenberg The health care and economic crises that we are all experiencing present a historic opportunity to address these issues in both...
Rabbi Shlomo Zuckier

Opinion | The Talmud can help us process our collective grief

By Rabbi Shlomo Zuckier | JTA Americans watched in shock last week as a mob broke into the Capitol, ransacked senatorial offices and exiled a...
Elam Boockvar-Klein

Opinion | A fellowship year like no other

By Elam Boockvar-Klein Whenever I tell someone I work for Repair the World, I chuckle to myself. I am a 22-year-old Baltimore transplant from New...
Deborah Rapoport

Parshat Vaera: The importance of a personal connection

By Deborah Rapoport A math teacher once asked a fascinating question in a workshop of mine: Why were her struggling students only able to solve...
Rep. Susan Wild

Opinion | I survived the Capitol attack. Now there’s work to be done

By U.S. Rep. Susan Wild On Jan. 6, 2021, in the midst of unfolding chaos — the sounds of gunfire and shattering glass echoing around...
Senator Ben Cardin

Opinion | Sen. Ben Cardin: We can no longer be a haven of hate

By Sen. Ben Cardin Hate and fear were rampant in our nation’s capital on Wednesday, Jan. 6. The day started with a rally on the Ellipse...

Opinion | If Hillel and Shammai could do it, why can’t we?

By Alan Ronkin The best political bumper sticker I ever saw was crystal clear, touched a nerve and was simple in message. It read: “NO!” The sticker...
Sarah N. Stern

Opinion | A look back at the Arab Spring, 10 years later

By Sarah N. Stern | JNS It’s hard to believe that this week marks a decade since Mohamed Bouazizi, a Tunisian fruit vendor, set himself...
Crowds arrive for the Stop the Steal rally in DC

Opinion | I refuse to tell my daughter about the far-right march that shut...

By Carly Pildis I lied to my 4-year-old little girl, right to her pretty little curly-haired face, about why her school was closed on Wednesday....
Dr. Daniel Stone

Opinion | The second pandemic: Misinformation

By Dr. Daniel Stone | JNS At Thanksgiving, nine family members from three households shared turkey and all the trimmings. Unfortunately, COVID-19 was also on...