Advertisement

Opinion

Editorials from the Jewish Exponent, columns, blogs and a forum for kvetching n' kvelling.

Breaking the Bank

Pennsylvania seems to have a knack for spending money it doesn’t have — or isn’t willing to get. Just take a look at the commonwealth’s...

Let’s Journey Together

By Rabbi Deborah Waxman “These are the times that try men’s souls.” While Thomas Paine’s famous first sentence of his Common Sense pamphlets supporting the...

Israel’s ‘Welcome’ Mat

This week, 10,000 athletes from 80 countries converged on Israel for the 20th Maccabiah Games, the “Jewish Olympics.” Those are impressive numbers compared to...

Caring for Captured and Wounded Enemy Soldiers a Fundamental IDF Value

By Itzhak Brook One of the greatest challenges of a medical corps team member is to care for captured and wounded enemy soldiers. I...

Letters, the Week of July 6, 2017

Fight for Electoral Change in Israel Your editorial brings to mind Albert Einstein’s definition of insanity (“Israel’s Government Crashes into the Wall,” June 29). The...

Celebrating the Fourth Means Celebrating Each Other

Have you ever noticed how our public nonreligious holidays blend together? With the exception of Flag Day and Veterans Day, which for most people are...

Letters, the Week of June 29, 2017

Same Old Racism Sadly, it doesn’t surprise me that anti-Semitism has been used in the argument concerning privilege (“The Noxious Notion of Jewish Privilege,” June...

Israel’s Government Crashes into the Wall

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is not our elected leader. The government of Israel is not our elected government. But, as members of the...

The Untold Story of the Jewish Effort to Pass the GI Bill

By Anna Selman On June 22, we celebrated the anniversary of the GI Bill, a historic act that was the first major piece of legislation...

Tzimtzum: How We Strengthen One Another

By Jeremy J. Fingerman Years ago, a boss of mine assembled a large group of employees and challenged us with one sentence made up of...