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...

Re-elect David Stern In Woodmere Fire District

  On Tuesday, December 11, the Woodmere Fire District will conduct their annual commissioner election. This year, David Stern, a current active member of the Woodmere Fire Department, is up...

Chanukah And The Migrant Crisis

  By Yochanan Gordon Chazal say that all holidays will be nullified in the Messianic era, with the exception of Chanukah and Purim. As such, it seems that Chanukah, like Purim,...

Novak: In Politics As in Life, Nice Guys Finish Last

https://youtu.be/RZtaZTEO3jA President George H.W. Bush was a mensch. But in politics, being a mensch makes you a loser. There, I said it. It’s a blessing that now that the 41st President of the...

Doctors: There Is No Religious Excuse for Not Vaccinating Your Kids

NEW YORK (JTA) — Opposition to vaccination on political and religious grounds has been swaying parents across the country to refuse immunizations for their children. Recently this has resulted...

Aliyah Chronicle: The Vote Is In

By Shmuel Katz Several weeks ago I wrote an article previewing the upcoming mayoral election here in Bet Shemesh. I analyzed the race and demographic trends here in Bet Shemesh...

Novak: Look Seriously at How the Media Acts As an Enemy of the People

Much of the country’s punditry is debating the Trump administration’s decision to revoke the press credentials and White House access for CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta. Cries...

Owens: Qatar’s Attack on Israel Advocates Must Not Stand

By Robin Owens  United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley has earned a sterling reputation as a defender of Israel in a hostile international body. Time and time again, she has used...
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BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, which took place in Tel Aviv in May, can be seen on Netflix. Netflix picked up...

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