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Editorial & Opinion | Gary Rosenblatt

11/30/2016 - 09:43 | | Editor and Publisher | Gary Rosenblatt

Can you feel the center collapsing all around you?

Looking to the left and to the right — politically and religiously, here and in Israel — I see the gap widening at an increasingly rapid rate. The search for The Golden Mean, the desirable balance between extremes in our lives and worldview advocated by the Rambam (Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon, the 12th-century philosopher), seems unattainable.

11/23/2016 - 08:43 | | Editor and Publisher | Gary Rosenblatt

A case could be made that Rabbi Ari Berman has Yeshiva University in his genes, that he was born to lead it.

11/16/2016 - 08:27 | | Editor and Publisher | Gary Rosenblatt

Washington, D.C. — During a post-election roundtable at the opening plenary of the annual General Assembly (GA) of the Jewish Federations of North America here on Sunday, Chuck Todd of NBC’s “Meet The Press” spoke of the “staggering” amount of anti-Semitism appearing on social media. He said it included death threats aimed at him and other Jewish members of the media, emanating from supporters of Donald Trump.

11/07/2016 - 15:27 | | Editor & Publisher | Gary Rosenblatt

If you listened closely you could hear the bonds of Israel-American Jewish ties unraveling last week in Jerusalem. And then it got worse.

11/02/2016 - 09:51 | | Editor and Publisher | Gary Rosenblatt

Less than two weeks into his new post as editor of The Atlantic, Jeffrey Goldberg takes pride in being “the third most hated Jew in America,” he says, based on the number of social media attacks he has received from apparent supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

10/27/2016 - 10:17 | | Editor and Publisher | Gary Rosenblatt

Of the many hundreds of letters, emails, comments and postings reacting to our Oct. 14 endorsement of Hillary Clinton, for me the most memorable one read simply: “If I subscribed, I would cancel.”