An emotional connection to our Judaism cannot be our only solace. Knowledge is the solution to the problem Jewish students face today.
The internet leaves people free to judge and shame others without remorse. Should Jews take part in this culture of shame, or would Jewish tradition say this is taking accountability too far?
To many, what constitutes American values is obvious: private property, civil liberties, the rule of law, and political equality, to name a few. But these values are hardly exclusively American. In fact, these notions are often the extension of ideas first found directly in the Tanakh.