Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Editorials

Chag Kasher V’Sameach

As Passover 5779 brings us together at the seder table, let’s be a link to one another.

Know a family or couple, single or elderly person who is going to be alone on Passover? It’s not too late to invite them over. Give

Hoping For Post-Election Unity in Israel

Next Thursday, the world will be moon watching as Israel lands its historic scheduled lunar spacecraft.

Two days prior, however, Israel will be brought down to earth with an election that arguably has never meant more to this

Striving for Bipartisanship at AIPAC 2019

Walking into the semi darkness of the large conference hall in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, the delegates felt it immediately. That connection, that bond, that love was palpable. Everyone was there to celebrate the everlasting link between the U.S. and

With Nefesh B’Nefesh I’ve Got Aliyah on My Mind 

The Jewish Link’s readership and community is relatively diverse and broad but if there is one thing that I feel is shared by nearly all our readers and community, it is the very strong and visceral connection that many of us feel to the land of Israel. As part of my sales pitch to Israel-based

Wishing Our Readers a Freilichen Purim

This is a time of the year when we gladly remember that good will ultimately prevail over evil.

It is a space in time when we celebrate Esther and Mordechai. 

Protecting the Identity of Jewish Americans

We strongly want to voice our support for this week’s House of Representatives resolution condemning anti-Semitism.

More so, we want to thank the House for expanding anti-Semitism’s definition to include “accusing Jewish citizens of being more loyal to Israel, or to the alleged priorities of Jews

The Importance of Rep. Gottheimer’s Congressional Letter

We want to use this space to thank Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-5) and Virginia Rep. Elaine Luria (D-2) for penning the letter signed by 25 Democratic Caucus members to Speaker Nancy Pelosi condemning and rejecting the very notion of anti-Semitism by other House members.

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.

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