• Beheaded journalist Steven Sotloff held Israeli citizenship

    Journalist Steven Sotloff, who was beheaded by the Islamic State, was a dual American-Israeli citizen and studied in Israel, Israel’s Foreign Ministry said. More ▸

  • Rabbis respond: What about us?

    A few rabbis ordained by online programs took issue with JTA’s characterization of their schools in our story, “So you’ve decided to become a rabbi…” More ▸

  • Kirk owed Franklin apology, too

    Shai Franklin has apologized to Irwin Cotler, but he also owes an apology to Sen. Mark Kirk and to the Iranian political prisoners he carelessly smeared in his ill-informed Op-Ed titled “Stop pretending to care about Iranians’ rights.” More ▸

  • Baseless accusations against Cotler

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  • Apology to Cotler

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  • Dispatch from the front lines of Women of the Wall

    To the Editor: I would like to add my two cents to what people have and will be talking about today, because I was at the Women of the Wall’s service this morning. I don’t get to the service very often, as I work during the week and am only free on Fridays. Over the… More ▸

  • Irish teachers’ loss

    To the Editor: The Irish teachers who voted to boycott Israel will lose a lot if there is no interchange with Israeli scientists, students and academics. I’m sure Israel will survive without the Irish teachers. Francisco Neulaender Montevideo, Uruguay More ▸

  • Touching story of survivor

    To the Editor: My most sincere appreciation for the story titled "For one Holocaust survivor, Siemens held the key to unlocking his past." It touched my heart, and I am filled with love and awe for the late Mr. Michlin. You rendered his personality, his tortured past, and his kindness and desire to spread knowledge… More ▸