**The following is an updated statement as of June 5. I would like to clarify the answer published in my name in last month’s issue of Moment Magazine. First of all, the opinions published in my name are solely my own, and do not represent
Yesterday we wrote about Rabbis for Obama. Today, according to a Forward article, we should focus on Rabbis for McCain. Well, sort of. Says the Forward: A group of leading ultra-Orthodox rabbis in Israel is preparing to release a statement that urges the country’s American
Over 300 American rabbis publicly announced their support for Barack Obama yesterday with the launch of a “Rabbis for Obama” website. The movement was founded by Rabbis Sam Gordon and Steve Bob of Illinois in response to what they call the “smear campaign against Obama”
In our current issue, we printed a letter from a reader who was curious about Rabbi Gershon Winkler’s response to our Ask the Rabbis question (“Who Cares What Women Wear [Or Don’t Wear]?“) in the July/August issue. Here is his response in its entirety: Reader’s
Join Moment's Ask the Rabbis, Opinion and Book editor, Amy E. Schwartz, as she explores readings and meditations to accompany your Passover seder–whether virtual or in-person. She'll also be discussing Moment’s new virtual Haggadah supplement.
With so many people up in arms about The New York Times’s handling of Senator Tom Cotton’s opinion piece on its op-ed page, it’s time for all of us to be thinking about the mission of opinion sections.
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