Opinion

Jerusalem Post's talented team of journalists provides insight into their work presented in the opinion section. This section highlights the beliefs and values that experienced writers who are witnessing the Middle East turmoil unfold. Their first hand encounters with world leaders have shaped their opinions and world views to be shared on this page.

Amini's first name and the devaluing of Kurdish lives - opinion

When Amini’s Kurdish name, Jina, is ignored intentionally or unintentionally, it is an acceptance of the cultural genocide that Kurds have been facing for decades in Iran.

By HALMAT PALANI
06/10/2022

It is time for all sectors in Israel to combat sexual abuse - editorial

Living in a religious community does not afford one or one’s children protection from predators. All sectors of Israeli society need to address and combat sexual abuse.

It's time for the Jewish community to reflect on its treatment of Jews of color - opinion

We all deserve to be able to express our Jewish identity without fear of being disenfranchised, especially during the Days of Awe.

By NATE LOONEY
06/10/2022

Israel-EU annual meeting after decade hiatus - opinion

Israel and the European Union held an Association Council meeting for the first time in a decade. How did Israel change in that time, and how did it affect the EU-Israel relationship?

By SHANY MOR
06/10/2022

A tale of two aliyot - opinion

Ethiopian Jews and Ukrainian Jews make up the two biggest groups of olim this year. However, their reasons to do aliyah are different, and their Jewish experience is different.

By DAN ELBAUM
05/10/2022

Aliyah can change a lot about you, even your profession - opinion

Making aliyah brought with it a fresh start, which included a career change. But this is what many of us here have come to expect.

Republicans are tolerant of the Jew-hatred of Marjorie Taylor Greene -opinion

Where are the Republican leaders to denounce MTG's remarks comparing Biden to Hitler?

Yom Kippur is a time for atonement for Israel - editorial

As Yom Kippur approaches, we Israelis should stop, reflect and atone for our sins.

Why Iranians’ bid for freedom is also our fight - opinion

The governments of the West have, so far, been absent from the chorus of voices calling for freedom in Iran.

By CATHERINE PEREZ-SHAKDAM
04/10/2022

More than ever: A responsibility to amplify Iranian voices - opinion

Amplifying Iranian voices can change how global leaders respond to Iran’s tyranny. The regime knows this, which is why it quickly shut down internet access.

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