War on Trump or on Muslim Friends?

Azerbaijan
The boycott of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations Chanukah party is growing. The event is being held at the Trump International Hotel in Washington and the…
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The Two Battles Over the Wall

Western Wall
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu didn’t win himself many friends among American Jews this week when he denounced the Reform and Conservative movements for trying to pressure him to keep…
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Rosh Hashanah 5777

Israel
On September 22, in an interview at the Hudson Institute’s dinner, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave an extraordinary answer to a “personal question” from the Tikvah Fund’s Roger Hertog:…
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A Compromise Netanyahu Should Save

Western Wall
When Jewish Agency chair Natan Sharansky came up with a compromise solution for egalitarian prayer at Jerusalem’s Western Wall three years ago, non-Orthodox Jewry rejoiced. The plan, which was eventually…
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The Insularity of Feeling Safe

American Jews
Mosaic magazine has been running a fascinating series about why American Jews are drifting away from Israel. All the contributors (correctly) ascribed this drift primarily to the dilution of American…
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Is It Too Late to Save American Jewry?

American Jewry
Exactly two years ago today, the Pew Research Center published a blockbuster study, “A Portrait of Jewish Americans” that provided the most detailed research about Jewish identity in this country in…
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