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Women’s Health: A Jewish Call to Action for February Heart Health Month

By Ellen Hershkin Women are the heartbeat and lifeblood of America. As mothers, wives and daughters, we are caregivers and decision makers — not only...

Speaking Out for People with Disabilities Is a Jewish Value

By Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer, Jaime Bassman, Rabbi Michelle Greenfield and Rabbi Margot Stein February is Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM), a unified national initiative...

Philadelphia Lawyers Speak Out

By A. Michael Snyder and Sayde J. Ladov We are the grandchildren of men and women who left the country of their birth and came...

The Value of Intergenerational Learning

By Dr. Saundra Sterling Epstein We learn in Proverbs/Mishlei 16:31 that “the head that has lived and aged is a crown of glory, it is...

Why Believe That the ‘Settlements’ Are Obstacles to Peace?

By Daniel E. Bacine Like you, I would like to see peace between Israel and the Palestinian Arabs. Over the past year I’ve had conversations with...

The Muslim Ban Goes Against Our Values

By Jonathan Spells Krause On the Friday of his first week in office, President Trump signed an executive order that barred Syrian refugees indefinitely and...

Preventing Radical Islamists from Murdering Americans Is a Moral Act

By Morton Klein and Elizabeth Berney The left’s confusion about what constitutes “morality” compels us to explain why President Trump’s executive order, titled “Protecting The...

Jewish Beliefs Call Us to Advocate for Reproductive Rights

By Lori Weinstein and Rabbi Michael Namath Last week, we were honored to represent the Jewish community at an interfaith prayer service organized by the...

Let’s Make America and Jersey Great Again

By Israel Teitelbaum President Donald Trump’s inauguration speech was unlike those of recent decades. Instead of telling us how he would grow government, he promised...

Busting the Myth of Bar Mitzvah Bling

By Lynne Lechter   As the recent United Nations sanctimonious sanction against Israel demonstrates, myths should be confronted and now more than ever. “Jews should avoid...