Jew on Campus

              My former Hebrew teacher buries her husband, a school principal and army reservist, 44, who was killed by a bomb in a terror tunnel next to a mosque in Gaza City. I wrote this piece after watching his funeral.   Antisemitism is on the rise throughout the world. I want to take a moment […]


Turkish-Syrian Border Earthquakes Shake Communities

On Monday, Feb. 6, 2023, Turkey experienced two major earthquakes measuring 7.8 and 7.5, respectively.  The earthquakes have been estimated to have killed 45,000 people. The first earthquake occurred near Gaziantep, close to the Turkish-Syrian border. The second occurred near Ekinözü.  Turkish President Erdogan expressed that “words are not enough” to describe the calamity.  The […]

Seven Killed, Three Injured By Palestinian Gunman Near Jerusalem Synagogue on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

On Friday nights, the streets in Jerusalem are silent. Few cars travel the road as the city prepares to observe the Sabbath. Instead, many people walk with their families to their synagogues to pray.  However, on Friday, Jan. 27, a 21-year-old Palestinian gunman drove to a synagogue and disturbed this peaceful scene. As worshippers finished […]