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A Double Bill on Jan. 21: MLK Day and Tu B’Shvat

By Jan Zauzmer Google calendar kindly alerted me to an intriguing coincidence: This year, Martin Luther King Day and Tu B’Shevat fall on the same...

‘Sand and Death,’ or Opportunity Knocks?

By Ben Cohen “Sand and death.” With a phrase that sounded strangely poetic, U.S. President Donald Trump prophesied what lies ahead for the armed forces...

Opinion | How Should Jews React to the Belgian Ban on Shechitah?

By Richard H. Schwartz Recently the Belgian government banned the practice of shechitah (Jewish ritual slaughter). How should Jews react? Jewish Veg, formerly Jewish Vegetarians of...

Crackdown in Xinjiang — the Islamic World’s Achilles Heel

By James M. Dorsey A disagreement between major Indonesian religious leaders and the government on how to respond to China’s crackdown on Turkic Muslims raises...

Opinion | Educational Collaboration Between US and Israel Continues Apace

By Sherwin Pomerantz Academic and educational collaboration between Israel and the United States has been a cornerstone of their close relationship for many years. Israel...

Opinion | Service in Philly: A Chance to Engage and Reflect

By Abe Baker-Butler Earlier this fall, turkey, stuffing, family and gratitude filled our homes and hearts. As we sat around the table, we caught up...

Opinion | Temple Is Actually Protecting Professor Hill

By Steve Feldman He has falsely accused the Jewish state of poisoning the Palestinian-Arab water supply, practicing “apartheid” and training New York City police to...

Opinion | Ignoring Drug Patents Puts Lives of Patients at Risk

By Peter Rheinstein Congress’s latest approach to curbing drug prices looks a lot like theft. The Constitution grants inventors the “exclusive right to their discoveries secured...

Opinion | The Depths to Which BDS Will Go on Irish Campuses

By Daniel O’Dowd After once warning of Ireland’s downward spiral into the welcoming arms of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, I...

Opinion | Grabbing the Baton

By Gail Norry and Ann Pava Imagine a world where Jewish day schools have the resources they need to be affordable to all. Imagine a...