Voices

A picture and Its lasting meaning

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By Saul Golubcow I was in college when Israel’s Six-Day War broke out on June 5, 1967. Like many of my Jewish friends, I watched...

Opening up about mental health is a Jewish value

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Sponsored By Shelly Jay Shore When I began my graduate program in social work in the hopes of becoming a therapist, my primary drive was personal....

The tragedy of Benjamin Netanyahu

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By Jonathan S. Tobin It didn’t have to end this way. In what may be only a matter of days, Benjamin Netanyahu’s unprecedented 12-year run...

JCRC’s overblown denunciation of Abrar Omeish chills interfaith relations

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By Walter Ruby and Gary Sampliner Special to WJW In “Principle and courage under fire” (Editorial, May 25), WJW applauded the decision of the Jewish Community...

How a ‘wokestorm’ is misleading a generation about Israel

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By Rabbi Avram Mlotek Just a few weeks ago, the streets of New York City were filled with thousands of people shouting “intifada” while also...

American Jews need allies against antisemitism

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By Jordana Horn Obviously these past few weeks have been difficult for so many people, mainly the Palestinians and Israelis who have been enmeshed in...

I love Israeli and Hebrew culture, and am committed to Palestinian solidarity. Where’s the...

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By Mira Sucharov I  was riding my bike last week when I passed a convoy of honking cars sporting Israeli flags and balloons in various...

On Memorial Day, include the Jews who served in your thoughts

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By Sheldon Goldberg and Joel Poznansky Special to WJW Since the Civil War, Memorial Day has been a time of parades, speeches and decorating the graves...

Jewish Americans deserve hate crime protection too

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By Dov S. Zakheim On Thursday, May 20, President Joe Biden signed the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, which had been passed overwhelmingly by both houses...

I grew up in a mixed Jewish-Arab city. Violence there frightens me more than...

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By Tomer Persico When I was growing up in Haifa, the city’s mixed population was a steady background, often overlooked rather than noted with wonder....