Op-eds

Posted on January 30, 2014 in Op-eds
Expanded pre-K is a Jewish value

As Gov. Martin O’Malley has reminded us, “Progress is a choice, and we have important work to accomplish this year.” From a communal perspective, O’Malley’s proposal to expand pre-K...

Posted on October 31, 2013 in Op-eds
It's Our Time to Shine

By Josh Pruzansky Originally published in The Jewish Link of Bergen County, October 31, 2013 On Tuesday, November 5th, the New Jersey Jewish community will have an opportunity to...

Posted on March 20, 2013 in Op-eds
Obama embraces biblical Israel

By Nathan Diament Originally published in The Washington Post – On Faith, March 20, 2013 Today, on an airport tarmac outside Tel Aviv, President Obama not only took his...

Posted on February 1, 2012 in Op-eds
Deducting from Charity

By Nathan Diament and Maury Litwack Originally published in the Washington Jewish Week, February 1, 2012 In seeking to raise revenue for the state’s treasury in his 2013 executive...

Posted on September 8, 2011 in Op-eds
Need for Pluralism on 9/11 Anniversary

The Washington Post’s “On Faith” panel is holding a discussion about the propriety of including or excluding religious leaders and prayers from this weekend’s memorial services commemorating the tenth...

Posted on June 7, 2011 in Op-eds
Circumcision central to Jewish identity

The Washington Post’s “On Faith” panel was asked to comment on the San Francisco Department of Election’s decision to validate an anti-circumcision initiative that will allow voters to decide...