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  • Op-Ed: Modern Orthodoxy is under attack from the right. It’s time to fight back.

    NEW YORK (JTA) — May women enter the Orthodox rabbinate? May conversions to Judaism be left to the discretion of a local or communal rabbi, or must they be sanctioned by a centralized rabbinic authority? How do concerns for peoplehood weigh on the issue of who is a Jew? Do Jewish tradition and liberal democracy intersect in positive…

  • Op-Ed: Beinart’s boycott plan deals a blow to peace bid

    Far from charting a path toward peace for Israelis and Palestinians, Peter Beinart’s advice, “boycott the settlements to save Israel,” would make peace far less likely, writes an American Jewish Committee leader.