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May the people of Belgium, when a sufficient time of grieving has passed, “enjoy light and gladness, happiness and honor,” like those of Persia long ago.

By Rabbi David Wirtschafter

The Ruderman Family Foundation recently released The Ruderman White Paper on Media Coverage of Law Enforcement Use of Force and Disability. As an authority on the topic of disabilities, the foundation issued this groundbreaking report to share its own perspective and help readers understand this complex issue.

Rabbi Edythe Held Mencher, L.C.S.W.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the people of Brussels in the wake of today’s terrorist attacks.

Rabbi David Wirtschafter

In the midst of the water crisis here in Flint, MI, Shapiro’s Delicatessen of Indianapolis – purveyors of exceptional Jewish foods since 1905 – traveled 300 miles to deliver a “We stand with you” meal to Flint’s Jewish community on the last Shabbat in January.

David Stanley

This story of Israel’s diversity, coexistence and humanitarian aid as evidenced by the Galillee Medical Center community moves me, and especially now, I feel it is important to share it with others.

Sharon Mann

Similar to governmental leadership on this issue, the Jewish community in Canada has taken great strides in their response to this crisis.

Rachel Landman

For nearly half a century, Elie Wiesel has been an inspirational beacon of our people’s most precious values.

Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs

The many thousands of Syrian refugees seeking a safe haven on our shores are being twice victimized – first by the bloody civil war that caused them to flee their homeland, and a second time by the

Carol Ascher

Whether or not there will be another shooting just a few days from now is not even up for debate. Call it pessimism, cynicism, or fatalism, but the undeniable truth of the situation is not a question of "if" but of "when."

Rabbi David Wirtschafter

When it comes to the issue of Syrian refugees, we deserve better from our politicians.

Rabbi Fred Guttman


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