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Books of the People

Explain or escape from the world around you with these good reads. After decades of declining sales, as newspapers and printed documents lost out in...

You Animal, You!

It's all about animals. Puppies are adorable. My wife fears cats. Canaries are messy. I’ve buried too many hamsters to continue a love of them. We...

The Faces of the Dead

We should remember the lessons of the Life Magazine cover story from 51 years ago. On June 27, 1969, during the peak of the Vietnam...

Editor’s Note: How We Covered the Lansing Protests

Our response to the Michigan Conservative Coalition and other criticisms of our stories about “Operation Gridlock.” In our coverage of the April 15 Lansing protests...

Goodbye, Mr. Tiger

Remembering Al Kaline Tears instantly filled my eyes the moment I learned on April 6 that Detroit Tiger and Hall of Fame great Al Kaline...

Editor’s Note: Cap & Gown Flashbacks

Honor a graduating student for the JN's annual Cap & Gown issue. Against my better judgment, I’m going to share with all of you what...

What if Jewish Journalism Disappears?

Unless we move quickly, Jewish newspapers across the country will disappear. Just hours before the seder, British Jews heard the shocking news that the nation’s...

COVID-19 and the American Jewish Economic Crisis

The longer the COVID-19 crisis continues, the broader and more destructive the impact will be on our communal and religious enterprise. American Jewry is facing...

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A Monumental Shame

Mark Jacobs addresses the debate over renaming monuments and places and asks Jews to join the debate with a "profound sense of empathy."