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Opinion: Yasher Koach Chuck Schumer, You Did It The Right Way

08/09/2015 1:25 AM Updated: 1 year ago

Senator Charles Schumer made up his mind on the Iran nuclear deal pretty fast, and it’s a decisive rebuke of President Barack Obama’s signature policy. Whether

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Op-Ed: Stop The Obsession With Our Religion

08/04/2015 11:34 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(Barry Spitzer – responding to a New York Post column by Maureen Callahan). I had just finished a phone call with the father of Faigy Mayer, may

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Op-Ed: Jewish Education: Sacred and Sacrosanct or Secular Sensitized?

08/03/2015 3:16 PM Updated: 1 year ago

(By Ezra Friedlander). Recently, we’ve been hearing much in the news about a group that calls itself Yaffed (Young Advocates For Fair Education). They sent a letter

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Op-Ed: In Defense of Mike Huckabee’s Holocaust Analogy to the Iran Deal

07/28/2015 2:47 PM

(By Nathan Moskowitz). Mike Huckabee, former Christian Pastor, Governor of Arkansas, TV Host and current Republican Presidential candidate recently referenced the Holocaust by likening the Iran nuclear

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Op-Ed: Are American Jews Split on Iran’s Nuclear Deal?

07/24/2015 11:42 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(By Yaakov Schapiro). As we all know, the Obama Administration, together with several world powers (P5+1), have been able to reach a deal with the Islamic Republic of

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Opinion: Schumer Should Ignore the Noise, Do It The Right Way

07/23/2015 8:20 PM Updated: 1 year ago

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is being pressured by pro-Israel donors, Jewish community members and Republicans to oppose the Iran deal and do the unimaginable: round

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Op-Ed: Let Chancellor Marryl Tisch Hear Our Voices

07/13/2015 4:53 PM

(By Yossi Gestetner). Within the East Ramapo Central School District, special education services are provided to 2,513 children from various racial and ethnic backgrounds. This total includes 63

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OP-Ed: In East Ramapo, Sectarianism Blinds a Politician

07/02/2015 1:08 PM Updated: 1 year ago

(By Benny Polatseck). The video below tells the tale of a politician with an agenda to get back at a community that elected her twice, for

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Right and Left, Israelis and American Jews Say: Reject Extremist Boycotts of Israel

06/08/2015 5:34 PM

(Op-Ed by George Birnbaum, Hank Sheinkopf and Ronn Torossian). Billionaire Jewish-Americans – and major political donors – Republican Sheldon Adelson, and Democrat Haim Saban held a

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Op-Ed: Firing Cavs Coach Blatt Can Unite LeBron James, Obama & Netanyahu

05/12/2015 9:39 PM Updated: 1 year ago

(By Ronn Torossian). The head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, 55-year old David Blatt is a hero in Israel, described on NBA.com and elsewhere as “one of the

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Op-Ed: Shlomo Yehuda Rechnitz; A Different Type of Philanthropist

05/12/2015 3:05 PM Updated: 1 year ago

(By Josh Nass). There are many young men like myself that face an ongoing struggle of committing to our careers while trying the best we can

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Opinion: Why Lieberman, a Premier Hopeful, Left Netanyahu Hanging

05/04/2015 1:58 PM Updated: 1 year ago

A lot has been said about Avigdor Lieberman’s dominance in Israel’s political spectrum over the past two decades. He entered politics as chief of staff to

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Op-Ed By Shirley Paterson – Candidate for the 43rd Assembly Seat

05/03/2015 3:18 PM

(By Shirley Patterson – 43rd Assembly candidate running on the Independence Party line). This coming Tuesday May 5th there is a special election to fill our vacant

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Op-Ed: GOP Kosher Love Fest Is All About Jewish Money, Not Votes

04/21/2015 2:26 PM Updated: 2 years ago

(By Ronn Torossian). This weekend’s Republican Jewish Coalition conference in Las Vegas is sure to address the words of Jeff Jacoby, the op-ed editor of the Boston Globe who famously

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Op-Ed: The Effective Way to Combat Anti-Israel Activity on Campus: Public Relations

04/14/2015 4:14 PM

(By Josh Nass). There has been an incredible growth of anti-Semitism on college campuses in North America. Too often anti-Israel sentiment is simply a veiled and more

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EDITORIAL: Ed Day, Hands Off The Hasidic Community

04/08/2015 6:10 PM Updated: 2 years ago

It is 2015, and in a County just miles away of New York City, a Republican, yes, a Republican is treating his Jewish constituents – Hasidic

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Op-Ed: Obama Was Right To Reject Netanyahu’s Demand Of Iran Recognizing Israel

04/07/2015 6:46 PM

(By Ronn Torossian). The State Department was right to reject Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s call for the Iran nuclear deal to include Israel’s “right to

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EDITORIAL: An Open Letter to Assemblyman Dov Hikind: How Come?

04/01/2015 12:55 PM Updated: 2 years ago

Mr. Hikind, it was refreshing to see an Assemblymember with the seniority as yours stand up and speak out on behalf of the unprivileged children, who

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Op-Ed: Abe Foxman: Restarting the US-Israel Relationship Depends on Palestinians Too

03/26/2015 11:11 AM Updated: 2 years ago

(By Abraham H. Foxman, National Director of the Anti-Defamation League). As someone who was critical of several steps by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the

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Op-Ed: Note to Israel’s Supporters: Don’t Lose Heart Over Obama’s Threats

03/23/2015 1:19 PM Updated: 2 years ago

(By Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn). Why is the Obama administration reportedly threatening to support a United Nations resolution calling on Israel to retreat to the pre-1967