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Opinion

Editorials from the Jewish Exponent, columns, blogs and a forum for kvetching n' kvelling.

The Wrong Message

The fallout from last month's visit of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is still being sorted out in Jerusalem and Washington. Abbas had good reason...

Mixed Messages of a Movement

Can a religious denomination retain its adherents when they find themselves increasingly at odds with its practices? Despite the opposition of what polls say is...

Newest Case of the ‘Heeb’ie-Jeebies?

The cover says it all. You see a mirror with several even white lines laid across it. Reflected in the mirror is an attractive young...

What They Are Saying

Journalist Tom Gross writes in The Wall Street Journal (www.opinionjournal.com) on June 2 about anti-Semitism at France's leading newspaper: "A French court last week found...
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Loss of Innocence

As we continue to seek comfort from our faith, our families and our community in the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting, now...
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A Plea to Rabbis Amid Butcher Closing: Consider Consequences of Your Actions

A group of rabbis made it impossible for Main Line Kosher Meats to continue. They also made it harder for progressive, well-intentioned Jews like me...
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After School Tragedy, Honor Victims With Action

If we are serious about preventing gun violence, saving lives and, according to the Talmud, saving the world, we need to collectively take a...

Letters Week of Dec. 20, 2012

Lamenting the end of a Main Line kosher butcher and the lack of support for interfaith couples years ago.  Saddened by Closing of Kosher Butcher I...

Letters Week of March 15, 2012

One reader praises Federation's Interfaith Mission while another finds a rabbi's argument about abortion to be disingenuous.   Mission Renews Her Goal to Bring People Together I...

There’s a Perfectly Legal Case for an Israeli Strike on Iran

In a world where nuclear weapons could soon be in the hands of rogue nations like Iran, an Israeli pre-emptive strike on Iran’s nuclear...