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Editorials

A Cause for Optimism

College students have lots to grapple with as they return to school or set foot on campus for the first time. But amid all...

Springtime in Egypt?

Egypt files criminal charges against Americans for promoting democracy. Syria intensifies its brutal offensive against its own citizens. And a unity agreement between rival...

Inspiring Change

These days, every business that seeks a viable future is being forced to rethink its ways. The same is true of our Jewish institutions...

The Right to a Rite

 This week's report from the American Academy of Pediatrics concluding that health benefits of circumcision outweigh the risks is a welcome intervention in what...

Enriching Jewish Life

Any endeavor that promises a richer Jewish education for our youth is a good thing, which is why several developments on the local scene...

Iran: A Bipartisan Issue

One of the major strengths of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee has always been its ability to cross political lines and demand that...

Quality, Not Quantity

What's in a number? That's the question sparked yet again by the latest studies attempting to pinpoint the number of Jews in America.The good...

A Most Basic Right

Pennsylvania's new voter ID law is now in the hands of Pennsylvania's Commonwealth Court, which is where its controversial journey should quickly come to...

Anniversaries of Terror

Just as we approach the midpoint of summer -- a time that should be filled with joy and contentment -- the Jewish world is...

The Gloves Are Off

 If anyone had any doubt that this was going to be a brutal election season in our community, you only had to be at...