Novak: Pompeo Drops a Truth Bomb in Cairo

By Jake Novak Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s speech at the American University of Cairo Thursday was jam packed with hard and necessary truths. They were what the audience in...

Opinion: Era of ‘Never Again’ Has Ended

By ERIC ROZENMAN (JTA) — Filmmaker Steven Spielberg told NBC News he thinks society must take the possibility of genocide more seriously now that it has in the past generation. In...

Novak: Where Does Scabby the Rat Come From?

  If you walk the streets of Manhattan with any regularity, there’s a good chance you’ve seen a giant rat. I don’t mean the real rats that crowd around garbage cans...

Novak: Politics Overshadows Killing of California Police Officer

Just before the New Year, a terrible incident occurred in a rural part of California not too far from San Francisco. An illegal immigrant from Mexico shot and killed...

Amos Oz’s Fiction Is Forever; Reality Left His Politics Behind

By THANE ROSENBAUM (JTA) — The young nation of Israel has witnessed in recent years a dwindling of its founding generation — from the passing of statesmen like Shimon Peres to the death...

Novak: Legal Marijuana and Andrew Cuomo’s War on the Poor

By Jake Novak I’d never seen anything like it. There I was with my wife in the summer of 2015, getting excited to see a Billy Joel concert in what was...

Looking Beyond Academics to Improve Jewish Day Schools

By Dr. Chaim Y. Botwinick About ten years ago, I had the privilege to serve as a scholar-in-residence for an audience of young, energetic, Jewishly involved, and engaged families. The...

Opinion: Anti-BDS Laws Are a Constitutional and PR Mess

By DAVID SCHRAUB BERKELEY, Calif. (JTA) — Ronald Reagan infamously described the “nine most terrifying words in the English language” as “I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” Right now, pro-Israel...

What’s Behind the Conflict Over NYSED Rules for Yeshivas?

By Yochanan Gordon The Jewish world has been up in arms about regulations for non-public schools released recently by New York State. And while the notion that the education of...

Novak: Time for American Jews to Stand Up for Bob Levinson

By Jake Novak You’ve probably never heard of Bob Levinson. But Bob Levinson should be a household name for all Americans, especially American Jews. Here’s why: Bob Levinson is the longest-held...
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  On Thursday, June 13, HANC Middle School held its Names, Not Numbers© program. Names, Not Numbers is a copyrighted oral history film project and...

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