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  • Yom Hashoah is a call to assist the poorest survivors

    (JTA) — This week, the State of Israel’s comptroller sharply criticized the government for neglecting the intense poverty of many of the state’s elderly Holocaust survivors. Like the sirens that will blare Monday in Israel on Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, to memorialize the 6 million, the report sounded a new call, urging us to move…

  • Jews should welcome evangelical support

    In part three of JTA’s “Jews and the Christian Right: Allies or Adversaries” series, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, founder and president of the International Fellowship of Christian and Jews, suggests that the Jewish community welcome the pro-Israel outreach of