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The Honeymoon is Over

May 2nd, 2017 | by LedgerOnline

By the Jewish Ledger Editorial Board The first 100 days is not a benchmark for a presidency, nor should it be a moment for handing out grades. It’s a honeymoon – the brief period when the ... Read More


Op-Ed Columns

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


Op-Ed Columns

“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


Op-Ed Columns

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


Op-Ed Columns

The surge in antisemitism? Here’s how to stop it

March 15th, 2017 | by LedgerOnline

By Daniel Elbaum and Marc Stern (JTA) — Almost daily accounts of vandalized cemeteries, spray-painted swastikas and bomb threats to JCCs and other Jewish agencies have naturally evoked considerable alarm. Clearly, we must never reconcile ourselves ... Read More


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