Monday, May 21, 2018

Editorials

Throwing Shade at the Iran Nuke Deal

“This was a horrible one-sided deal that should have never, ever been made. It didn’t bring calm, it didn’t bring peace, and it never will.” —President Donald J. Trump

Our Special Yachad Family Shabbaton

Parenting is no easy task, and, as we all know, the experience is filled with many ups and downs and highs and lows. Parenting a child with autism and special needs—as my wife and I do—is no different, although I like to argue that the highs and lows can perhaps be a bit more extreme and

For 70 Years, If You Will It, It Is No Dream

“THE STATE OF ISRAEL will be open for Jewish immigration and for the Ingathering of the Exiles; it will foster the development of the country for the benefit of all its

Can Jews Stand Aside on Syria?

All indications are strongly suggesting that the Bashar al-Assad regime used chemical weapons, ostensibly a barrel bomb containing toxic chlorine gas, on a rebel-held Syrian town…yet again.

Abbas’ Unacceptable Name Calling

Unacceptable.

Time is running out on Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.

And that time isn’t just with

Mourning Rabbi Ozer Glickman, z”l

The Jewish Link joins the community in mourning the passing of Rabbi Ozer Glickman, z”l, on Monday, March 19.

To sit in one of Rabbi Glickman’s classes was an opportunity that his students cherished. Rabbi

Unity, Strength Between the US and Israel Make the World Take Notice

The unity of the American Jewish community and its relationship with Israel was on display Monday evening when Vice President Mike Pence addressed the AIPAC Policy Conference at the Washington Convention Center before 18,000 delegates. This is despite the fact that Pence, and

Remembering Amalek Through the Eyes of a Killer

The horrific tragedy that took the lives of 17 students and teachers last week in Florida, five of them Jewish, has cast a darkness over our entire nation.

Just a week until Purim, facing Parshat

Watching the Alcohol This Purim

Joyful observance of Purim is what we do together with family and friends at our seudah table. Giving charity for matanot l’evyonim, hearing the Megilla and giving mishloach manot should give us and others overwhelming joy as well.

Yachad’s Warmest Month of the Year

There certainly are events in Israel, Europe, on Capitol Hill and locally that impact all of us. Goodness knows it’s been a wild week on Wall Street, and issues such as funding the federal government, immigration and others seem ever-present.

Pence Takes Center Stage on Israel

Last March at the AIPAC Policy Conference, Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, brought the 18,000 people in attendance to their feet in a rousing applause when she announced that when it came to Israel, there was a “new sheriff in town.”

A Sad Beginning to a New Year

You did not have to know either the Steinberg family of Scarsdale, New York, or the Weiss family of Belleair, Florida, personally. If you are a member of a Jewish community, you know them well, especially if you are active in your shul, federation, school or

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