February 24, 2015 9:30am
The administration’s failure to send a high-level representative to the lobby’s policy conference will be seen as confirming that the current crisis in U.S.-Israel relations really is between Obama and Israel, not just rival leaders, writes a senior fellow at a Washington institute.
June 17, 2013 11:31am
Jews can be willing to bomb Iran to protect Israel, or worry about the rights of Iranian citizens. We cannot do both.
March 17, 2013 5:45pm
In writing about a luxury kosher supermarket in Brooklyn as the fulcrum of an admiring piece on Orthodox Jewish life in America, The New York Times columnist David Brooks misrepresents most of the Orthodox Jewish community, writes an Orthodox Jew who has served as an executive with Jewish organizations.
August 1, 2012 10:24pm
The most significant contribution to day-school sustainability — rather than funding a portion of current school costs — would be for the Anti-Defamation League to reconsider its longstanding opposition to any form of government offsets or support to parochial schools, writes the executive director of TEACH-NYS, the Educational Alliance for Children in New York State.
December 9, 2010 12:09am
Spending Shabbat Chanukah in the Persian Gulf kingdom of Bahrain with a bunch of Arabs, Iranians and the U.S. secretary of state prompts one Jewish organizational official to reflect about the importance of leaving the door open.
September 22, 2010 8:26pm
As Jewish leaders meet with international VIPs at the U.N. General Assembly and beyond, they must encourage them to go on record with their assurances and sympathies for an Israeli strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities, asserts an official with the Institute on Religion and Public Policy.
May 17, 2009 11:33pm
Washington’s decision to stand for membership in the U.N. Human Rights Council comes none too soon and sends a clear message of good faith to allies, writes Shai Franklin.
February 19, 2009 1:24am
In allowing U.S. representatives to attend consultations this week in Geneva on the Durban Review Conference in April, President Obama has taken a concrete step to show the world that the United States is not afraid to engage — and on its own terms, Shai Franklin writes.
- This Yiddish film is a rare look into Hasidic Brooklyn life
- Soon there will only be one Judaica store left in Manhattan
- Prominent Connecticut rabbi charged with sexual assault of a former student
- Muslim worshippers stay away from Temple Mount despite removal of metal detectors, security cameras
- The summer that Judd Apatow, Seth Rogen and Jonah Hill took over mainstream comedy
- Larry David and Bernie Sanders are cousins, naturally