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Editorial & Opinion | Gary Rosenblatt

03/02/2014 - 19:00 | | Editor And Publisher | Gary Rosenblatt

Washington, D.C. — A black revivalist minister leads more than 10,000 people, who are out of their seats and clapping their hands, in a rousing spiritual and praises the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), the traditionally pro-Israel lobby; Latinos and other minorities describe their love for the Jewish state; 2,300 high school and college students give full voice to their solidarity with Jerusalem; and Democratic and Republican leaders of Congress out-do each other in expressing their unyielding commitment to the people and state of Israel.

02/23/2014 - 19:00 | | Editor and Publisher | Gary Rosenblatt

Where do you draw the line between a rabbi’s freedom to preach and his or her responsibility to maintain a cohesive congregation?

02/17/2014 - 19:00 | | Editor And Publisher | Gary Rosenblatt

Los Angeles — Anne Frank is the most universally known of the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust.

Her diary has been read by millions of people around the world, and her tragic story of living in fear, hiding from the Nazis in a secret annex in Amsterdam with her family and others for more than two years, has been told in a Broadway play, Hollywood movie, television dramas and in countless other ways. Is there anything more to be known about this precocious young girl with a gift for writing, a poignant faith in humanity, and maturity far beyond her years?

02/04/2014 - 19:00 | | Editor and Publisher | Gary Rosenblatt

Soon after the ill-fated Oslo agreement was signed between Yasir Arafat and Yitzchak Rabin on the White House lawn in 1993, the PLO leader began speaking in Arab countries of “jihad,” explaining how, according to Islamic tradition, truces could be signed as a means of lulling one’s enemies before conquering them.

01/28/2014 - 19:00 | | Editor And Publisher | Gary Rosenblatt

His family and friends called him “Tree.”

He loved doing crossword puzzles, watching “Jeopardy” and, after the age of 50, learning to play the piano and study Talmud.

01/21/2014 - 19:00 | | Editor and Publisher | Gary Rosenblatt

There is an important debate taking place now about how to respond to the dramatic increase in intermarriage in the American Jewish community. Should it be seen as a fact of life to be accepted, even embraced, or a disturbing trend to be countered?