Voices

The next chapter for JCADA

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It is truly a privilege to be the incoming president of the Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse (JCADA) as it enters its 13th year. Domestic...

An open letter to Aharon Friedman

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Dear Aharon Friedman, It has been approximately five years since you separated from your then wife, Tamar Epstein, and three years have passed since...

Hebrew charter school will better education

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  In August, Washington, D.C.’s first Hebrew language public charter school will open, making the nation’s capital an education leader. Sela PCS, which was conditionally...

Immigration reform— women’s, Jewish issue

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  The United States Senate has passed comprehensive, bipartisan immigration reform legislation — a big step forward in building a stronger, wiser, more humane country....

The advantages of synagogue religious school

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  I began my Jewish education in rather unconventional ways. After graduating from a Jewish preschool, my overwhelmingly nonobservant, unaffiliated parents sent me to the...

Dialogue with a brick wall

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The conversation between liberal Jewish movements and Orthodoxy sometimes sounds like both sides are talking to a brick wall. Neither side can penetrate the...

Israel must grant equality to women

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  NEW YORK — Is Judaism the problem or the solution to women’s equality? Try telling agunot, women who are chained to their husbands unable to...

What took the Egyptian Army so long?

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By Uriel Heilman When Mohamed Morsi won the election to become Egypt’s president a year ago, perhaps the biggest surprise was that the Egyptian Army...

President Obama’s Circle of Friends

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When President Obama came into office in 2009, he had big plans: close Gitmo, strengthen the economy, cut unemployment, make friends with the Muslim...

[email protected]: A new model for Israel Engagement in our Community

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  If you were one of the 10,000 people who came to celebrate [email protected] at Union Market this year, you probably noticed that the event...