Israel » Tue Dec. 16

‘Jewish Home’ on Brink of Split

In another indication of the unpredictability of Israeli politics, the Jewish Home party, which has been enjoying a strong standing in the polls, was reportedly on the brink of a…

Opinion » Tue Dec. 16

Candles and Candor

A non-Orthodox writer recently reached out to ask if I would participate in a panel discussion about Chanukah.  The other panelists would be non-Orthodox clergy. While I cherish every opportunity…

Editorial » Tue Dec. 16

Lights of Renewal

For more than two thousand years, the neiros of Chanukah have illuminated and uplifted Klal Yisrael. Jews have lit large, magnificent silver menoros in luxurious mansions, and tiny ones in…