Voices

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...

College students are falling through our largest food safety net

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By Miriam Lipschutz There’s something the incoming secretary of agriculture and I have in common: a love for dairy cows. Tom Vilsack is currently chief executive...

The second pandemic: Misinformation

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By Dr. Daniel Stone | JNS At Thanksgiving, nine family members from three households shared turkey and all the trimmings. Unfortunately, COVID-19 was also on...

Why Christmas is the best day to be a Jew

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By Alex Kirshner The Christians of my childhood tried hard to make me feel welcome around Christmas, and they succeeded as much as possible in...

What happens after the BDS fight is over?

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By Rebecca Sugar Sohrab Ahmari’s Dec. 15 piece in the New York Post, “Trump’s peace deals mean the anti-Israel boycott movement is dead” makes an...

Camp forever

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When my mother dropped me off for the first time at Herzl Camp in Webster, Wis., I was 9 years old and 1,200 miles...

A health scare and a teaching moment

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By Rabbi Bruce Aft I’m a sports- and fitness-minded 66 year old and this was going to be the day I broke my record for...
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center is decorated for Chanukah.

Finding light amid the pandemic

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By Dava Schub Special to WJW Nine months into a global pandemic and somehow, during the darkest month of the year even under normal circumstances, we...