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The Cowardice of the Night

By Sayde J. Ladov We have read, seen and heard of a disturbing increase in the incidence of acts of vandalism and hatred involving Jewish...

WBC Team Typifies Israeli Success in Face of Ongoing Challenges

By Steven Rosenberg   “America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It has been erased like a blackboard, rebuilt and erased again. But baseball...

Serious About Acts Against Jewish Institutions

It is a rare day when the entire U.S. Senate speaks with one voice. That day was March 6, when a sixth wave of...

Letters, the Week of March 9, 2017

Memorializing a Master Kudos to the Exponent on its feature story about the passing of business and civic giant Albert Boscov (“Death of Albert Boscov...

Action Required to Defeat Anti-Semitism

Philadelphia’s Jewish community pulled off a remarkable accomplishment last week, filling the square bounded by the Liberty Bell Center, Independence Hall and Fifth and...

A Sobering Purim

By Rabbi Tzvi Sinensky Cemeteries desecrated. Schools and JCCs evacuated. Community-wide rallies. It has been a tense time for Jews across the United States, perhaps...

Why a Palestinian State Would Be Bad for America

By Stephen M. Flatow We all know why the creation of a Palestinian state would be dangerous for Israel — the indefensible borders, the vulnerable...

Not the Suspect We Expected

For all we know, the person who committed the lion’s share of the bomb threats against Jewish institutions really is a right-wing anti-Semitic nut,...

Plenty of Blame to Go Around

The images could have just as easily come from Europe: tombstone after tombstone, adorned with Stars of David and Hebrew letters, toppled en masse....

Letters, the Week of March 2, 2017

A Great Article The article on the African-American synagogue was wonderful (“African-American Synagogue Thrives, Is Honored With City Street Sign,” Feb. 23). My husband and...