Opinion

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We need to step up our charitable giving during the pandemic

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By Yvette Alt Miller It’s been decades since I ordered food at a McDonald’s. I’ve kept kosher since I was 18 and, outside of Israel,...
Donald Trump

Many Jews of color and diverse Jews are politically conservative — and...

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By Mijal Bitton After Joe Biden won the presidency, my liberal friends — mostly Ashkenazi Jews with deep roots in America — were aghast that...
President-elect Joe Biden

Biden’s Middle East challenges

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President-elect Joe Biden recognizes the shared values between the U.S. and Israel, understands the benefits of the close relationship and supports Israel’s strategic and...

Georgia on our mind

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With control of the U.S. Senate hanging in the balance, the two runoff elections scheduled to take place in Georgia on Jan. 5 are,...

Letters | Nov. 24, 2020

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Snyder doesn’t belong in the Hall of Fame Kudos to WJW on its Nov. 19 cover story on the Greater Washington Jewish Sports Hall of...

A win for the sisterhood

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By Rabbi Deborah Reichmann Special to WJW This week’s Torah portion is Vayetze, Genesis 28:10 - 32:3. This week’s parshah tells of Jacob’s flight from Beersheva, his...

Why is everything harder now than it was in March?

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By Betsy Stone Depending on how you count, we’re now in month eight of this endless trauma. I’ve been describing it as a bitter Napoleon...

Partisan actors are using Israel to divide Black and Jewish voters. Let’s not let...

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By Yehuda Kurtzer As a constituent and registered voter in New York’s 16th Congressional District in the Bronx, I worried when our primary election this...

On healing and whole stones

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By Rabbi Avi S. Olitzky Special to WJW There are so many layers to a transition of power. The rabbis teach us that the reason we...

The dishonor of frivolous challenges

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Last weekend’s demonstrations in Washington, D.C., and other cities by President Donald Trump’s supporters made clear that there are a lot of people who...