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Jul 19, 2018, 2:48 PM
Arrest me: I too officiated at non-Orthodox weddings
How much more will it take for liberal Jewish leadership to say enough is enough?
Jun 20, 2018, 3:53 AM
Every day is Refugee Day
In June each year we mark World Refugee Day. Lately, it seems that all our days are refugee days. According to the United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR), we are living in a time with the greatest amount...
Raymond M. Berger
Jun 17, 2018, 12:57 AM
The Refugees of the Aquarius versus the Struma
One group of refugees was fleeing to Europe while the other was seeking escape from Europe. Two ships filled with hundreds of desperate refugees. Both stranded at sea. Both groups of refugees are refused entry to their initial destination. For one ship,...
Jun 12, 2018, 3:49 PM
North Korea: Why it’s a global game changer
For some years now I have been telling anyone who might listen – and they have been precious few – that the tectonic plates are shifting. Europe and European civilization is waning on the express track. Childless societies dependent...
Jun 11, 2018, 3:48 PM
A fighting chance for refugee children
Here's how Afghan children in Greece got a lesson in tolerance and perseverance from an Australian Israeli
May 31, 2018, 1:31 PM
In light of what’s happening in Italy (and not only)
“(Obama) had read a column asserting that liberals had forgotten how important identity was to people and had promoted an empty cosmopolitan globalism that made many feel left behind. “Maybe we pushed too far,” Mr. Obama said. “Maybe people...
May 24, 2018, 3:28 PM
Wait, which side are the bad guys on?
Governments agree: All countries are capable of violating human rights...except their own country
Raymond M. Berger
May 13, 2018, 10:29 AM
Jews, Lemmings, and Zionism
Why can’t we Jews advocate for our self-interest? Recently, far-left Israeli journalist Gideon Levy published a provocative opinion-piece in which he claimed that Zionism is inherently unjust. According to Levy, “Zionism gave birth to a terrible national wrong that has...
Nina B. Mogilnik
May 9, 2018, 9:38 PM
The Axis of Arrogance
It is easy to be angry these days. If you live on one side or the other of our deep political divides, tossing dirt over the fence at your opponent(s) has become a kind of national sport, whether in...
Elliot Vaisrub Glassenberg
May 9, 2018, 8:19 AM
The Override Bill Is a Danger to Israel’s Soul
On the Override Bill, Refugees, and the Jewish Soul of Israel The new “Override Bill” being proposed in the Knesset this week exemplifies what I have always believed to be true about the asylum seekers debate in Israel: that the...