Susan Weikers

Opinion | Lifelong lessons for Israel’s future

By Susan Weikers For me, involvement with the state of Israel was prenatal. Even before I was born, right around the time of Israel’s founding,...

Opinion | Bridging technology and education

By Rivki Fialkoff Until last spring, I always started my day by checking my email. Since then, it seems like I walk into a different...
woman hugs grandmother

Opinion | What I learned from quarantining with my Holocaust survivor grandmother

By Emily Barasch A woman I quarantined with inadvertently shamed me on a regular basis. As strange March rolled into tragic April which rolled into...
Dave Anderson

Opinion | Words matter

By Dave Anderson The raging controversy over how we name universities and monuments, sparked by the brutal killing of George Floyd, has brought to the...
Joyce Wolpert

Opinion | The legacy of my Lithuanian heritage

By Joyce Wolpert As Black Lives Matter upended whatever myths we may have placated ourselves with regarding the racial realities in this country, I felt...
Yoav Limor

Opinion | Israel-Sudan treaty deals blow to Iran, terrorism

By Yoav Limor The main achievement of the Israel-Sudan peace is not bilateral, but rather regional: Another country has left the cycle of conflict and...
Donald Trump

Voices | American Jewry’s faithful hour

By Caroline Glick | JNS Almost all the polls say that U.S. President Donald Trump is heading toward defeat next month at the hands of...
Joe Biden

Voices | An easy choice for Jewish voters

By Barbara Goldberg Goldman The past four years, especially the past eight months, have been devastating. COVID’s impact is too much for too many to...
Rabbi Hazzan Jeffrey Myers

Opinion | Pittsburgh synagogue shooting: Reflections two years later

By Rabbi Hazzan Jeffrey Myers As long as we live we will never forget the lives of those we lost in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting...
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Voices | Time to write the IHRA definition of anti-Semitism into law

By Rhoda Smolow | JNS In May 2016, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance gifted the world an opportunity to abandon subjective decisions of what does...