Editor’s Desk

Opinion: Take UW-Madison off worst colleges list for Jews

Opinion: Take UW-Madison off worst colleges list for Jews

Posted on: January 30, 2017 | 3 Shevat 5777 by Rob Golub

  Did you know there’s a list of the 40 worst colleges for Jewish students? Algemeiner.com, a Jewish news site, has published it. I bring this up to question the contents. Algemeiner, if you’re going to publish such a list, could you please actually put the worst colleges for Jewish students on it, not the […]

Opinion: Fear of Trumpworld is RATIONAL

Posted on: November 22, 2016 | 21 Heshvan 5777 by Rob Golub

  We have stumbled to the edge of a deep, dark ravine. Walk forward to abandon the principles of this great nation. Step away for something else. I remember when George W. Bush was making his first cabinet picks, I thought, wow, it’s like he’s picking the perfect crew for a war. We saw how […]

Editor’s Desk: Netanyahu has invited me to Israel

Editor’s Desk: Netanyahu has invited me to Israel

Posted on: October 31, 2016 | 29 Tishri 5777 by Rob Golub

  I am grateful that the Israeli government is supporting my trip to Israel in December and am looking forward to the accompanying three-day government summit for journalists. I’m sure you understand, I’ve also got mixed feelings. First you should know, I’m a Zionist. I believe that the Jewish people need a state because history […]

Opinion: A spring of intolerance and violence

Opinion: A spring of intolerance and violence

Posted on: July 1, 2016 | 25 Sivan 5776 by Rob Golub

The spring of 2016 started with hate and ended with violence. In April, Journalist Julia Ioffe published a piece related to the presidential election in GQ magazine. Twitter erupted with a barrage of anti-Jewish hate against Ioffe, who happens to be Jewish. Ioffe, whose family moved to the U.S. from Russia, told the Forward in […]

Remember the Holocaust and other genocides, too

Remember the Holocaust and other genocides, too

Posted on: May 18, 2016 | 10 Iyyar 5776 by Rob Golub

Remember the Holocaust and other genocides, too United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Opinion: For Pesach, help us help others

Posted on: February 9, 2016 | 30 Shevat 5776 by WJC Staff

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On Facebook, everyone agrees with you

On Facebook, everyone agrees with you

Posted on: February 4, 2016 | 25 Shevat 5776 by Rob Golub

On Facebook, everyone agrees with you

Opinion: In ‘War on Christmas,’ baristas lose

Opinion: In ‘War on Christmas,’ baristas lose

Posted on: December 1, 2015 | 19 Kislev 5776 by Rob Golub

In ‘War on Christmas,’ baristas lose at Starbucks

Editor’s Desk: What endures beyond the news

Posted on: August 31, 2015 | 16 Elul 5775 by Leon Cohen

Editor’s Desk column for the High Holidays issue.

Editor’s Desk: Tisha B’Av can be a valuable reminder

Posted on: June 30, 2015 | 13 Tammuz 5775 by Leon Cohen

Editor’s Desk column on Tisha B’Av for July 2015.