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 By Jonathan S. Tobin    Opinions    March 24, 2017 

Synagogues can't be sanctuaries from the law

At a time when much of American Jewry is opposed to the immigration policies of the nascent administration of President Donald Trump, it was probably only to be expected that a growing number of synagogues would declare themselves “sanctuaries”...

 
 By Jonathan S. Tobin    Opinions    March 17, 2017

Nothing to fear but panic and partisanship

American Jewry is under assault. A wave of bomb threats called into Jewish community centers and schools, cemetery desecrations and vandalism aimed at other identifiable targets such as synagogues has created an atmosphere of fear about...

 
 By Jonathan S. Tobin    Opinions    February 21, 2014

Kerry's perilous path to failure

PHILADELPHIA (JTA)—In the past few weeks, Secretary of State John Kerry has come under attack from prominent Israelis as well as American friends of the Jewish state for some of the methods he has adopted in his determination to find a solution to...