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Matisyahu Reminds Me Why I Love My Judaism

His new album, which comes out this week, is titled “Hold The Fire.” For an artist who loves his art and is moved to spread light, it’s hard to think of a better title.

I Am Proud to Be a Jew by Choice

During the perilous times we are living through today, when Jews worldwide feel so threatened, it is gratifying to reflect on the fact that some members of our community actively sought out Judaism, and wear that label with unremitting pride.

Bibi’s Legacy

Even before Oct. 7, Benjamin Netanyahu’s legacy as Israel’s longest-serving leader was highly complicated.

Then and Now

So, were we better off then or now? It’s a mix.

An Antisemitic War of Words

Israel’s war against Hamas following the Oct. 7 attacks has brought politically charged anti-Zionist buzzwords to a head.

Who Is Dianne Feinstein’s Successor?

Laphonza Butler was sworn into the United States Senate to succeed Dianne Feinstein on Oct. 1, only days before the Simchat Torah massacre in Israel.

Should We Feel Guilty?

If we feel guilty 24/7 for living our lives, we won’t be able to support our Jewish brothers and sisters in Israel, who need us to be strong now more than ever.

How Jewish Journalism Has Changed After October 7

I wonder how, as a Jewish American writer, I can possibly return to capturing the kinds of human interest stories, general musings and personality profiles that have nothing to do with Israel, antisemitism and other urgent issues. 

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