JUF News : Commentary

Cindy Sher

Chai Lights

There are so many stories of hope—stories of Jews thriving and triumphing in all walks of life, all tied through the tenacious thread of the Jewish narrative. It's an honor to tell the stories of a people with so much tradition, wisdom, perseverance, humor, and heart. Read more »

Aaron Cohen

Heart of the Matter

Nearly every life experience has a Jewish angle, says JUF News Executive Editor Aaron B. Cohen. Come see the world from his perspective. Read more »

Stuart Schoffman

View From Jerusalem

Stuart Schoffman describes life in what he calls "the best Jewish neighborhood in the world. Read more »

On My Mind

An eclectic mix of columnists offers their take on issues of importance to the Jewish community. Read more »

Yehiel Poupko

Thinking Torah

From holidays to traditions to fundamental teaching, see Judaism's wisdom tradition come to life. Read more »

Anita Silvert

Jewish Gems

I remember planning our wedding. We were talking through various elements of the ceremony, including the traditional walk the bride takes seven times around her groom. Read more »

Bill Silverstein

Campaign Corner

Bill Silverstein, JUF's 2011 Campaign Chairman, writes about the power of righteous giving. Read more »

Ofer Bavly

Jerusalem Notes

Ofer Bavly, the new director general of the JUF Israel office and an Israeli diplomat, gives his perspective from Jerusalem. Read more »


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