Opinion

This is Our ‘Esther Moment’

By Wayne Pines In a few days we will hear the Megillah tell the story of Queen Esther, Mordechai and Haman. In fourth-century Persia, when...

The Rot on Our Campuses

By Sarah N. Stern Antisemitism has long been described as a sign of sociocultural rot that corrodes its host society from within. This rot afflicts...

The Clock Is Ticking. Our Hostages Must Come Home.

By Adi Shachar Simchat Torah was supposed to be a joyful celebration where the Haran, Avigdori, Shoham and Kipnis families came together in Kibbutz Be’eri. Instead,...

Purim Lessons for Our Support of Israel

By Saul Golubcow Purim arrives on the evening of March 23. I anticipate being transported back to my childhood nights when, as part of structured...

Schumer’s Speech

On March 14, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), the highest-ranking Jewish lawmaker in Congress and a stalwart supporter of the U.S.-Israel relationship, gave...

Speak Up About Antisemitism in High School

Much of the focus on the alarming rise and impact of antisemitism since Oct. 7 centers on college campuses and the challenges faced by...

October 7: Rape as an Instrument of Genocide

By Ben Cohen As the world marked International Women’s Day on March 8, the various social-media platforms lit up with posts from pro-Israel celebrities and...

Disgruntled Palestinian Laborers Turn Against Hamas

By Khaled Abu Toameh Public opinion polls may indicate an increase in Hamas’ popularity among Palestinians in the West Bank after the Oct. 7 massacre,...

A New Law Is Needed To Fight Campus Antisemitism

By Nathan Lewin Jewish students at nine leading American universities testified on Feb. 29 at a bipartisan “roundtable” conducted by the House of Representatives’ Education...

‘Cease-Fire Now’ Is Not Humanitarian Enough

By Sarah Grace Victor The statistics don’t lie: In the two weeks following Oct. 7, the United States saw a 360% increase in antisemitic incidents....