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Op-Ed Columns

Op-Ed Columns

Einstein TV Series Distorts Jewish Refugee Issue

June 21st, 2017 | by LedgerOnline

By Rafael Medoff Albert Einstein was one of the greatest scientists of all time. His contributions to physics revolutionized our understanding of the universe. The current television series based on his life is appropriately titled “Genius.” ... Read More


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College doesn’t turn Jews away from Judaism

May 17th, 2017 | by LedgerOnline

By Laurence Kotler-Berkowitz (JTA) – In a recent analysis of U.S. religious groups, the Pew Research Center reported that the most educated American Jews are also the least religious. In considering these findings, it’s tempting to think that secular ... Read More


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Intersectionality’s demonization of Jews

April 26th, 2017 | by LedgerOnline

By Joshua Sharf/JNS.org In the Venn diagram of intersectionality, one group doesn’t intersect the others. “Intersectionality” is the left-wing word of the day. Academically, it means various identity-based “oppressions” overlap and interact to reinforce each other. ... Read More


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“Be fleet as an eagle”

April 26th, 2017 | by LedgerOnline

Boy Scouts of America enhances the spiritual lives of today’s Jewish youth By Rabbi Joseph H. Prouser “Be as bold as a leopard, fleet as an eagle, swift as a deer, and strong as a lion ... Read More


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Thoughts on Teaching the Holocaust

April 19th, 2017 | by LedgerOnline

By Cantor Deborah Katchko-Gray There are more questions than answers. Perhaps there are no good answers anyway, but we must ask the questions to remain human. Elie Wiesel of blessed memory was the teacher of teachers, ... Read More


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