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Views expressed in opinion columns are the author’s own.

Is Birthright Right For You?

By Lauren Shaw College students are an extremely diverse population, but there is one word most can appreciate: free. And for Jewish college students, a free trip to Israel is actually possible. Birthright, a popular program subsidized by the ...

Valentine’s Day: A Jewish Perspective

By Laura Shaposhnikova It was a Thursday like any other. I woke up, ate my bowl of Cheerios and made my way to class. What started off as an ordinary day turned into an inexplicable maze of “PDA” and roses. Confused, I held the door ajar for ...

Broaching a Touchy Subject

By Jason Brendler Some aspects of Judaism go unpracticed by a majority of those who associate themselves with the religion. While some Jewish laws— keeping a kosher home or wearing a tallit when going to temple—are commonly practiced, others ...