(JNS.org) A resolution to disapprove the Iran nuclear deal was introduced on Tuesday in the U.S. House of Representatives, signaling an aggressive push by Congressional Republicans to nix the agreement.
H.J.Res.64—introduced by U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-39-Calif.), who chairs the House
Summer camp can mean very different things to different kids.
For Jewish children, summer camp means squirt guns and color wars.
For Palestinian Arab children, summer camp means training with real guns and preparing for actual war—jihad—against Israel.
Tough issues, like tough nuts, crack hard. Social Security and entitlement reform, while assuring seniors that they will receive the benefits of hard work, is one such issue. Here, in Bergen County, we older Americans are watching closely what the US Congress—especially Congressman Garrett and Senators Booker and Menendez—do to preserve
In his announcement that he is leaving the RCA and officially launching the Open Orthodox (OO) movement, Rav Avi Weiss juxtaposed two descriptions to emphasize how this movement will distinguish itself – he takes issue with Modern Orthodoxy’s “shift to the right” and Modern Orthodoxy’s (MO) very definition. In addition, he
The Jewish Link, on July 2, published letters from Rabbis Avi Weiss and Asher Lopatin, the former and current Presidents of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School (YCT), announcing their respective resignations from the Rabbinical Council of America (RCA). Both letters provide as their primary reason the RCA’s refusal to accept
Is the Confederate flag a purely historical symbol? Or does it represent something far more sinister? Ever since the horrific shootings at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church that occurred in mid-June, the entire country has been grappling with that question. There’s not much I can say about the shooting itself that hasn’t been
Gayle Sassoon, the mother of seven children who perished in their Brooklyn home last March, left the hospital on June 26.
Gabriel, her husband, told Kol Barama radio during an interview last Sunday that his wife will continue her recovery at his mother’s home. Tzipporah, 15, the couple’s daughter who
Teaneck—A June 9 Teaneck Town Council meeting was punctuated by many hot topics— Teaneck’s favorite horse, American Pharoah, and fire safety discussions regarding AvalonBay and their proposed purchase of the World of Wings property were just two exciting examples. But one of the most interesting discussions was an allegation of
One can easily be perplexed by the Obama Administration’s lack of accountability in their ongoing negotiations with Iran to curb their nuclear program.
Marie Harf, the newly appointed State Department spokesperson for the Iran negotiating team, was asked at a press conference on May 21 about a
Note: Following Rabbi Sacks’s contributions at last week’s Herzliya Conference, The Jerusalem Post published an article on Friday in which he outlined his perspectives on the growing threats posed by the BDS movement.
There is a growing and widespread concern among Jews in Israel