David Suissa

Voices | For High Holidays, Do the Unexpected: Double Down

By David Suissa | JNS With Jewish communal life turned upside down during these pandemic times, and the High Holidays fast approaching, the anxiety of...
israeli and palestinian flags on a cracked wall

Voices | The One-State Delusion

By Paul M. Schneider Several commentators have proclaimed the Middle East peace process dead, and with it the possibility of a two-state solution. Some who...
Left: A schoolhouse. Right: Two parents yelling at each other

Voices | Parents Face Impossible Choices. We Shouldn’t Face School-Shaming, Too.

By Melissa Henriquez | JTA I’m dubbing “school shaming” the new Mommy War of 2020. If you’re a parent of school-aged children and you’ve been on...
Yonatan Rozen

Voices | How Birthright Helped a Tour Guide Get Through the Pandemic

By Yonatan Rozen | JNS It’s not often that a person feels that he or she as an individual can have a real, tangible impact...
Alex Joffe

Voices | Israeli Sovereignty and Its Unlikely Benefactors

By Alex Joffe | JNS With regard to the possible application of Israeli sovereignty to parts of the West Bank, certain long-term aspects are clear....
Alanna Margulies

Voices | Learning to Speak Up

By Alanna Margulies There are many ways I could chart the course of my past two years as a college student. Semesters completed, grades earned,...
John Lewis

Voices | May His Memory Be a Blessing: 4 Lessons We Can Learn From...

By Mark Pelavin | JTA The day is one of my most vivid and treasured memories. I was associate director of the Religious Action Center...
Ari Mittelman

Voices | Remembering the Srebrenica Genocide

By Ari Mittleman Twenty-five years ago in Pennsylvania, I was a middle school student enjoying summer vacation. Twenty-five years ago in Bosnia, boys my age were...
Mark Hetfield

Voices | We Could Be Witnessing the End of the Right to Asylum

In 1948, after the Holocaust, the right to asylum was recognized in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to ensure that never again would...

Voices | We Do Not Need Another ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

By A.R. Vishny | JTA Hey, did you hear? There is a new “Fiddler on the Roof” movie in the works! (Cue groan.) Listen, it’s nothing personal....