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On February 1, 2019, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo formally announced a six-month n

Aaron Torop

Crises often continue long after they disappear from the headlines, and the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people in Burma is no exception.

Aaron Torop

On May 9, 2018, the Senate Intelligence Committee will hold a confirmation hearing for the Trump Administration's nominee to head the CIA, Gina Haspel.

When we and other members of Temple Beth El in Augusta, Maine hear about the “refugee crisis,” we don’t think about geopolitics. Instead, we think about Hamideh and her four children.

Rabbi Erica Asch and Ellen Freed

Each June, we observe Pride Month and take time to celebrate the many important victories won for LGBTQ people in the United States.

Shelby Friedman

On May 17, the House of Representatives passed the Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act (H.R. 1677) on a voice vote.

Shelby Friedman

Due to a deadly combination of war and drought, almost 20 million people in four countries

Shelby Friedman

The Sage Hillel famously challenges us with the questions, “If I am not for myself, who is for me? And if I am only for myself, what am I? And if not now, when?” (Pirkei Avot 1:14).

Shelby Friedman

Soon, we will gather with our families and friends for our annual Passover seder, where we will retell the story of our liberation from slavery.

Shelby Friedman