• Op-Ed: Lessons today from Sophie Scholl’s anti-Nazi resistance

    Though Sophie Scholl and the students of the White Rose resistance were executed by the Nazis 70 years ago this month, the example they set of courage in the face of authoritarian repression remains relevant today, writes the co-author of “Sophie Scholl and the White Rose.” More ▸

  • Op-Ed: Advocacy needed to push initiatives for the disabled

    A Jewish Federations of North America official urges the Jewish community to speak up for the Community First Choice option in Medicaid and the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act. More ▸

  • Op-Ed: Play the money card to push rights for disabled

    It’s time to use the power of the purse to stop the discrimination against the disabled, writes the co-founder and director of the Mizrahi Family Charitable Trust. More ▸

  • Op-Ed: FSU governments must act against rising ultranationalism

    WASHINGTON (JTA) — Friends of Russia and Ukraine are worried. The Russian government’s recurring rhetoric about foreign meddling and fundamental differences between Russian and Western values is spurring nationalism. With Ukraine divided along linguistic and religious lines, many Ukrainians disillusioned by pervasive corruption and government ineptness are turning to nationalist ideology. The Ukrainian right-wing Svoboda… More ▸

  • Op-Ed: Passivity against racism leads to disaster

    Especially at a time of economic challenges, Europeans must beat back the advances of the Nazi ideology on the continent — not for the victims of the past but for the possible victims in the future — writes the president of the European Jewish Congress. More ▸

  • Op-Ed: Re-engineered United Synagogue has made great strides

    United Synagogue’s leader writes that his organization has come a long way from the crisis of three years ago, but some in the media, including JTA, remain wedded to a narrative of decline. More ▸

  • Op-Ed: Israel’s political cycle not stuck on the right

    Politics, like business, has its own natural cycle, and Israel is no stranger to the political cycle, writes the head of the David Project. More ▸

  • Op-Ed: Remember King for battling hate against all

    While leading the monumental struggle for civil rights in this country, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. never equivocated in denouncing anti-Semitism, writes the deputy national director of the Anti-Defamation League. More ▸