Opinion

Daniel B. Roth

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Daniel B. Roth, of Rockville, died on May 3. At Walt Whitman High School, Dan played football. After graduating, he studied liberal arts at...

Human Rights Watch should watch its words

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There are many problems with Human Rights Watch’s (HRW) contention that in “certain areas” of the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem, Israel’s “deprivations”...

Student loan relief v. loan forgiveness

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There is widespread concern about the crippling financial challenge to some 43 million Americans of their federal student loans. Proposals to deal with the...

Lessons from the Mount Meron tragedy

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By Clifford S. Fishman Special to WJW The death of 45 people at the Mount Meron Lag B’Omer ceremony on April 30 reminded us, as if...

Letters | May 12, 2021

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Is it halachic if few observe it? Regarding Rabbi Sanford H. Shudnow’s May 6 letter, “The driving decision all over again”: While I doubt that most...

The issue is the occupation, not our feelings about the word ‘apartheid’

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By Hadar Susskind Special to WJW Does hearing Israel called an “apartheid state” make you angry? Is it painful to think about the country that you...

Human Rights Watch has now gone beyond antisemitism

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By Clifford D. May Antisemitism may be the world’s oldest hatred but it’s still a long way from death’s door. What I find particularly distressing,...

Biden’s 100 day speech

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President Joe Biden marked his 100th day in office last week with a nationally televised address to a joint session of Congress. He spoke...

Confronting domestic abuse

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During the past year, home has been a safe haven for most people. It was the comfortable refuge from the deadly pandemic, which predominantly...

Letters | May 5, 2021

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Much to admire Regarding “Holocaust museum honors Stuart Eizenstat” (April 29): Having known Stu since after his arrival for the Carter administration as a board...