Voices

Jews have learned how to transcend victimhood

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By Rabbi Evan J. Krame Special to WJW We are suffering a culture of victimhood. Whether on a personal or communal level, the common ethic is...

A student learns the life story of a survivor

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By Abigail Leibowitz “I  ran for my life, and they ran after me for three pounds of salt,” explained Isaac Gendelman as he recounted running...

Hats, precedents, presidents and moral obligations

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By Rabbi Avi S. Olitzky Special to WJW Men have covered their heads in the Jewish community for millennia. However, the tradition of wearing a hat...

We can no longer be a haven of hate

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By Sen. Ben Cardin Hate and fear were rampant in our nation’s capital on Wednesday, Jan. 6. The day started with a rally on the Ellipse...

To truly heal as a nation, we must have a deep national reckoning

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By Rabbi Sharon Brous When it became clear that the Rev. Raphael Warnock, pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church, had just been elected the first Black...

The Capitol mob followed the same violent playbook as the Charlottesville rioters. We...

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By Roberta Kaplan, Karen Dunn and Amy Spitalnick Last week’s terror attack on the U.S. Capitol followed a playbook we’ve seen before. We know because we’re...
Antifa counter-protesters outside Lafayette Square during Unite the Right 2

Nuance is a Jewish value (Or, if Hillel and Shammai could do it, why...

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By Alan Ronkin Special to WJW The best political bumper sticker I ever saw evoked raw emotion. It was crystal clear, simple and touched a nerve. It...

I resisted the call to include non-male voices every time I taught Torah. Then...

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By Avigayil Halpern Many of my fellow rabbinical students and friends are enthusiastic about a new strategy for elevating women’s voices in Torah study into...
Arab Israelis cast their ballots at a polling station in the town of Beit Safafa in 2015.

By creating a genuine partnership, the Israeli right can attract Arab voters

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By Yoseph Haddad We are on the verge of Israel’s fourth round of elections in less than two years, but unlike previously, this time, the...
Two African American Parents Helping Their Daughter With Homework while using Laptop in the Kitchen at Home

How you can help your child with remote learning

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By Vicki Hervitz Her math Zoom class is starting, and she double checks her materials. The class starts and she’s furiously taking notes. She starts...