January 17, 2019

Opinion

Depression, anxiety, frustration: This was my reality as an undocumented young woman living in the United States.
The more I learn about trees, the more I am blown away. These specimens of nature are the gift that keep on giving.
PQ: This was a Progressive Women’s March…so why don’t they call it that? On the morning of Jan. 20, some guy friends at my gym in...
I did not expect to hear a Torah teaching about the #MeToo movement in a Chasidic synagogue. Rabbi Reuven Wolf, however,
Fact No. 1: People with intellectual disabilities are sexually assaulted at a rate seven times higher than those without disabilities,
There were many things that President Donald Trump’s declaration on Jerusalem was not. It was not the start of the apocalypse.
Recently, investors who own roughly $2 billion in Apple stock wrote an open letter to the corporation expressing concern that iPhones and...
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing, it has been said. My entire life is by all counts a visible rejection of this dictum,
I spend most of my time on Facebook criticizing the left. Pointing out all of the ways it has become illiberal.
The results of three separate, significant surveys on college students’ views of free speech and the First Amendment released...
When Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas described Israel as a “colonialist project that is not connected to Judaism” —
People often ask me how many years it has been since my father’s death. I never want to answer. For them, it may be counted in years or even decades —
Eat healthier. Exercise more. GET more sleep. Meditate. Read more books. It’s been years since I’ve made New Year’s resolutions.
Walking around the Neue Galerie on Fifth Avenue, one cannot help but notice the purity of art that doesn’t feel obligated to have a “message”...
For the tens of thousands of Iranian protesters who have taken to the streets across Iran to demand freedom, it’s déjà vu all over again.
Fifty years after the 1968 assassination of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Americans work, play, trade, travel, study and dine together across racial lines. 
Over the past two weeks, the media world has been agog with reactions to the new gossipy tell-all from the West Wing, Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury.”
Iran is experiencing the most significant wave of protests since the riots that erupted in 2009 following the presidential election.
Why would my mother serve an Arab kid before serving her own hungry children? I was about 6 years old, and my family was on one of those...
The Modern Language Association (MLA), the largest academic discipline-based faculty organization in the US has been debating resolutions to boycott...
Twelve seconds. That’s how long it took for my wife, Shawni, to respond to a text asking if she wanted to put our name on the list of families...
It happened by accident. Late one night, after scrolling through dozens of inspiring photos of friends running in the New York City Marathon,
It’s a good thing Jews don’t celebrate Christmas, because this last one would have been thoroughly spoiled. ’Twas the night before said holiday when...
An iconic photo has emerged from the protests in Iran. A young woman — fearless, determined, resolute — holds a long stick.
For the crime of shaking hands with her lawyer, cartoonist Atena Farghadani was forced to undergo a “virginity and pregnancy test” prior to her...
As 2017 comes to a close, the weariness and exhaustion generated by the Donald Trump presidency seem everywhere. Dinner conversations inevitably...
We were wrong. As Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky pointed out,
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