Jewish Journal

A plea for Syrian refugees: ‘never again’

by James Prince and Jonathan Tamayo

13 hours ago

Internally displaced Syrians stand outside tents at a makeshift refugee camp in Sinjar, Syria, on Nov. 20, 2015. Photo by Ammar Abdullah/Reuters

Having spent a career helping women and civil society activists in the most challenging places on Earth, we thought we had seen... read full article

  • The refugee dilemma: Fighting to defend the defenseless

    by Danielle Berrin

    13 hours ago

    On Nov. 19, less than a week after the deadly series of terrorist attacks in Paris, Mark Hetfield, president and CEO of HIAS, the 134-year-old refugee...

  • Comfort of a Paris home in jeopardy

    by Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA

    6 days ago

    Parisians Babette and Sasha Bergman lead what many would consider a charmed life.

    Both Jewish high-tech professionals in their 30s — they met while...

  • We’ll always have Paris

    by Bob Bookman

    1 week ago

    Our third president has been often quoted as having said, “Every man has two countries — his own and France.” What Thomas Jefferson actually said,...

  • Heads of the Hydra

    by Rabbi Reuven Firestone

    1 week ago

    This time it’s Paris. It was already Paris earlier this year. It was also Madrid, London, New York and suburban Washington D.C., and it was the Russian...

  • Europe, ISIS and us: Now what?

    by Rabbi Abraham Cooper

    1 week ago

    Simon Wiesenthal Center officials sat across from French President Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace some 18 months ago, sometime between the...

  • A view from the women’s section on Orthodox spiritual leadership

    by Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    2 weeks ago

    I have a vivid memory of sitting in my yeshiva high school principal’s office, imploring him to start teaching the girls Mishnah and Gemara, to offer a...

  • Can Open Orthodoxy help revive Judaism?

    by David Suissa

    2 weeks ago

    There are two ways to look at the controversy raging in the Orthodox world right now over a fledgling movement that calls itself “Open Orthodoxy.” One...

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