Sunday, February 17, 2019

Editorials

Welcoming Elan Carr to His New Position

Pittsburgh.

A 57 percent increase in anti-Semitism.

Random acts of violence against Jews in cities and towns all over the nation.

Supporting Gottheimer’s Golan Resolution

New Jersey Congressman Josh Gottheimer got it so on point recently when he introduced a resolution urging the United States to formally recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights.

There is no more vital time than now for

Paying the Baby Killers Without Shame

It makes you want to just shake your head in sadness.

The Jewish News Syndicate reports that the suspected Palestinian killer of a four-day-old Jewish baby is eligible for some 6,000 shekels a

Netanyahu Gets Our Early Vote to Remain PM

Let history be our judge. April 9 is not the time for Israel to be led by anyone else but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

So what if it is a record-fifth election? So what of his longevity in passing

Only Monsters Do This

This time it was Shira Ish-Ran, 21, 30 weeks pregnant, and her husband, Amichai, who both suffered multiple gunshot wounds. Their premature baby boy did not survive.

My Time at Kosherfest and Tribeworks

Tuesday, November 13, was one of those jam-packed days in the life and career of a Jewish media professional where I truly feel blessed with the job I have. Although I normally don’t leave our Jewish Link office much on Tuesdays and Wednesdays due to the rigors and stresses imposed by our demanding Wednesday-night deadline cycle,

No Reservations About ‘Err-bnb’

It’s called Airbnb.

But now the booking platform would be more appropriately called Err-bnb, because if there was ever a grievous mistake made by any company regarding Israel, this has to be it.

The online platform’s decision to blacklist Jewish-owned rentals in

Enough Is Enough

In years past, when Israel has had to defend itself against the terror of Hamas, the world community has used the words “excessive force” to condemn the Jewish state.

When close to 400 rockets were fired into Israel from Gaza earlier this week, the world’s voices of condemnation stayed quiet,

We Need Unity Now More Than Ever

Last week, many of us learned of the Tree of Life congregation killings as we emerged from Shabbat.

Some of us, as the Havdalah candle wick is still smoldering, turn on our smartphones or any other preferred screens, fearing we are missing something.

This time,

The ‘New Sheriff’ We Miss Already 

The “new sheriff in town” is, much to our dismay, getting out of Dodge City.

Indeed, Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, announced last week she will be leaving her post at year’s end.

That has left those of us who wake up each day with

MTA Dedicates Torah and Makes Siyum L’Zecher Ari Fuld, HY”D

Two Mondays ago, I had the privilege of attending and participating in a unique celebration on the YU campus in Washington Heights in memory of my MTA classmate, Ari Fuld, HY”D. The MTA students made a siyum on Mishnayot on all of Seder Nezikin and the completion of a brand new Sefer Torah in Ari’s

A ‘Textbook’ Case of Hatred

It’s about time.

How many Palestinian school children have been poisoned into hatred of Jews and Israel because of the toxic mixture of misinformation they have read and have been spoon fed through textbooks?

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