Under the Strain of the Coronavirus, American Jewish Day Schools Prove Their Mettle

Jan. 11 2021

During the past twenty years, non-Orthodox day schools in the U.S., have declined in number and enrollment, while their Orthodox equivalents have faced a burgeoning “tuition crisis” that has become an increasing cause of communal concern. Yet, during the pandemic, these institutions have shown surprising resilience. Alex Pomson and Jack Wertheimer write:

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More about: American Judaism, Coronavirus, Day schools, Jewish education

Israel-Palestinian Peace Starts with Combating Anti-Semitism

Jan. 22 2021

If there is to be a resolution to the conflict between the Jewish state and a putative Palestinian one, writes Jonathan Michanie, it won’t start with drawing lines on maps or restrictions on where Jews can build houses, but with the Palestinian Authority (PA) abandoning its official anti-Semitism. The PA can, in this regard, learn much from those Arab nations that have recently made peace with Israel:

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More about: Anti-Semitism, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Morocco, Palestinian Authority