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

North and South Korea Olympics unification shows sign of hope

By Haleigh Whisted Staff writer @Mitzpeh Views expressed in opinion columns are the author’s own. The world has watched tensions grow between North and South Korea for many years, making it easy to feel that there will never be hope ...

Polish law censoring Holocaust speech poor decision in turbulent political climate

By Jacqueline Hyman Editor-in-chief @jacqbh58 Views expressed in opinion columns are the author’s own. For hundreds of years, Jews have been the target of hate, violence and discrimination stemming from many root causes. From ...

Holocaust denier running for Congress should be condemned, defeated in November

By Max Breene News editor @maxbreene18 Views expressed in opinion columns are the author’s own. Come November, a Holocaust denier and neo-Nazi sympathizer could represent the GOP on the ballot in Illinois’s 3rd Congressional Distri...

Backman’s Corner: Life lessons from the Super Bowl

By Eli Backman For Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh If you are anywhere in the world you know by now that the underdog Philadelphia Eagles won the Super Bowl. #FlyEaglesFly! While receiving his awards and having his moment in the spotlight, Eagles QB ...

Belgium turns its back on Jewish community with anti-kosher law

By Mitzpeh staff @Mitzpeh The words “Nazi” and “fascist” get thrown around a lot these days. Most people in the civilized world connect these words and the Holocaust — arguably the most atrocious act in human history. Most people ...

With vote to condemn Trump’s Jerusalem decision, UN proves to be on side of peace

By Mitzpeh Staff @Mitzpeh Early this month, President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. would recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move the embassy there from Tel Aviv. Following the announcement, there were protests on the West ...

German Jew rising in ranks of Miss Germany contest

By Hailey Philbin For Mitzpeh @haileyphilbin Views expressed in opinion columns are the author’s own. When I think of Germany, I think of warm, apple strudel, twisted pretzels, the Bavarian Alps, and, of course, a stein of cold ...

Backman’s Corner: International conference for Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries

By Eli Backman For Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh Dinner is served; With 5,000 of your closest friends. In what is one of the largest sit down dinners in New York City, the banquet has become the gala of the weekend. The last weekend of November ...

Exclusion of Democrats at Hanukkah party signals divisiveness under Trump administration

By Jacqueline Hyman Editor-in-chief @jacqbh58 Views expressed in opinion columns are the author’s own. Last Thursday, President Donald Trump held the annual White House Hanukkah Party with a significant change from previous years – ...

Uber poses threat Israel’s economic stability, citizens

By Rebecca Piassek For Mitzpeh @rebeccapiassek Views expressed in opinion columns are the author’s own. Last week, the Israeli court ordered Uber to stop operating in Tel Aviv, the first Israeli city in which the company had ...