Friday, September 4, 2015 Elul 20, 5775

By:
Robert Evans
The dramatic uptick in general philanthropy in 2014 should serve as a source of encouragement and optimism for the Jewish community.
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By:
Rabbi Arthur Waskow
This past February, religiously rooted climate activists began to hear from our contacts at the Vatican that Pope Francis was preparing an encyclical — a major statement of the Church’s teaching — about the climate crisis. Seven well-known rabbis — three of them from Philadelphia, and one a long-time former resident here — decided it would be valuable to create...
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By:
John Fry
The Drexel president makes his case for honoring Noam Chomsky.
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By:
Abraham H. Miller
An op-ed exploring why and how Drexel University erred in honoring the famed schoalr.
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By:
Joshua Runyan | JE Editor in Chief
First, the good news: The American Jewish population has stabilized in size after decades of decline. But Steven M. Cohen of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, finds the numbers unsettling.
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