The grounds of the academic war zone that surrounds Israel/Palestine are booby-trapped and they are shifting.
The battle against anti-Semitism is a human and moral one. It should unite all those who seek peace and equality in the world. The battle against anti-Semitism is about human rights and democracy.
Confronting today's Israel and demanding it change is not a rejection of Judaism but the most profound manifestation of it.
This week we will enter the Hebrew month of Ellul, a time traditionally dedicated to preparation for the re-birthing that waits us in one month - Rosh Hashana, the New Year.
At Jacoby's there were even Steinways in various states of repair available to guests. In short, the Catskills were a heavenly escape from the noise, traffic and bustle of New York City. Fathers returned up Route 17 each Friday afternoon to join their families for festive and relaxed weekends.
Given the amount of news print, UN resolutions, radio and television air time spent commenting, discussing, attacking, challenging and reviling Israel...
I'm in a cramped apartment in South Minneapolis auditioning some songs I've written for a rhythm and blues singer named Doug Maynard. Doug chooses ...
Like my students, Jews have shunned Jesus and failed to recognize his dedicated commitment to Judaism -- a recognition that does not require accepting him as the Messiah.
Since none of us are sleeping, perhaps we can be anxious in solidarity, navigating our ways through unending night.
The good news is that Israel and the most powerful of its longtime Arab adversaries have come to a common understanding of the peril to their very survival from resurgent fundamentalist Islamism.
Despite the fact that 98 percent of Jewish voters go to the polls, Israel is not a primary concern to American Jews -- and the White House and powerful liberal lobbies know it.
Whenever I have heard these words, "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator wi...
If you look at Renaissance artworks that depict Jesus, you will not find any evidence of a Jew inside the Christianized Jesus -- even though the Gospels in the New Testament tell us that Jesus was Jewish to the core.
This is a hellish poem because an accidental click in Twitter today, brought me to see VERY GRAPHIC photos that I cannot unsee...
We all pray for peace. We seek the harmony and tranquility of universal brotherhood. But we are well aware that at times the only way to achieve peace is through a just, defensive war.
The ABLE Act is a necessary measure to ensure equality and independence for all Americans. It signifies that our country values the rights of all individuals and recognizes the potential within each and every one of us. The time is right, and the time is now, to make this dream a reality at last.