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Caring home healthcare nurse gives vaccine or medicine injection to senior adult patient at home, clinic, or nursing home setting. Close up view of the syringe, needle, hands. The female patient is more than 100 years old!

The Conservative movement, as all Jewish tradition, is pro-vaccine and pro-mask

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By Rabbi Micah Peltz Vaccines against COVID-19 have been invented and approved for use at a record pace. This modern medical miracle comes amid a...

Women immerse themselves in Prophets and Psalms

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By Sara Malka Winter Special to WJW The daily study of a chapter of Nach (Nach is an acronym for Neviim and Ketuvim — the Prophets...

‘Camp Auschwitz’ in the Capitol

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By Ben Gorvine Special to WJW It’s the morning of Jan. 7 — the day after the U.S. Capitol was brought to its knees by either...

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...