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CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS Monument in Mexico City's Paseo de la Reforma

Mexico City to replace Columbus statue with one of indigenous woman

The Columbus statue will be relocated to a "worthy" place in the city, the mayor said.

By REUTERS
06/09/2021
Hillel House at University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Students to engage in civil service based on Jewish values - Hillel

A new initiative called the "Repair Campus Corps Program" will bring Jewish students to learn and then engage in civil service based on Jewish values during the '21-'22 college year.

Pandemic has created unprecedented constitutional challenges - analysis

“The Constitution is not a suicide pact,” Supreme Court Justice Robert Jackson wrote over 70 years ago. A nation’s strongest instinct, after all, is survival – even at the cost of individual rights.

Pulitzers honor Darnella Frazier for phone video of George Floyd murder

Frazier has rarely discussed the video she made, but she testified for the prosecution at Chauvin's murder trial this year

By REUTERS
12/06/2021

Arab-Israeli sector strike across Israel, Fatah calls for 'Day of Rage'

Israeli-Arabs across the country are striking in response to the events in east Jerusalem, the Gaza Strip, and as a show of solidarity with those detained during the countrywide rioting.

Can we sort out the concept of civil liberties in a Jewish state?

Legally mandated halachic requirements have created a situation in Israel where many citizens, Jewish and non-Jewish, do not have the right to marry within the state.

By NECHAMA GOLDMAN BARASH
16/05/2021

Decrying ‘social justice,’ 49 people sign ‘Jewish Harper’s letter’

The letter calls on Jews to take action against the “suppression of dissent” that is said to be dominating the United States

By ASAF SHALEV/JTA
06/05/2021

Israel needs to practice inclusivity for disabilities - opinion

As Hollywood wakes up to disability inclusion, Israel should follow

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