Voices | After the Confederate statues, are Washington and Jefferson next? By Clifford S....

By Clifford S. Fishman The Second Commandment forbids us to “make … a sculptured image, or any likeness of what is in the heavens above,...
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Voices | Washington celebrates deal, but must prepare for challenges

By Cliff Smith | JNS The agreements signed last month by the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Bahrain with Israel, called the “Abraham...
Judy Fruchter Minkove is a writer and editor for Johns Hopkins Medicine. She is working on a memoir about her daughter.

Voices | Cloudy, with a chance of recurrence

By Judy F. Minkove It’s 6:35 on an overcast, September morning. I’m sitting at my desk, trying to proceed with a memoir I’ve been working...
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Voices | RBG tribute: What Ruth Bader Ginsburg taught us about friendship and unity

There’s plenty to love about Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the trailblazing liberal justice who passed away on Sept. 18 at the age of 87. Many of...

Voices | ‘Who by fire?’ isn’t just a metaphor this year

By Rabbi Jennie Rosenn | JTA As the founder of a new organization building a Jewish movement to confront the climate crisis, the lead-up to...
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Voices | RBG tribute: Opera lover and world’s best bubbe

By Dede Feinberg I first met Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Kennedy Center when my husband, Ken, and I joined her at performances of the...
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Voices | RBG tribute: A woman of valor

By Justice David Wecht As his time grew short, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. recalled the words of an ancient Latin poet: “Death, death, plucks...

Voices | What does ‘dangerous for Israel’ and the Jews mean to Biden?

By Jonathan S. Tobin It’s fortunate for Joe Biden that his ability to win the support of most Jewish voters doesn’t depend on his stance...
What does ‘dangerous for Israel’ and the Jews mean to Biden?

Voices | Why Trump’s not getting this Orthodox vote

By Rabbi Joshua Runyan As Napoleon Bonaparte’s Grande Armée engaged in battle against Russia in the campaign that would ultimately prove to be his downfall,...
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Voices | Abraham Accord will open doors

By Rabbi Yehuda Sarna Today was not just the eve of the Jewish New Year, but the dawn of a new era for the entire...