Saturday, May 30, 2015 Sivan 12, 5775

By:
In a meeting with regional Hillel leaders, five students agreed to continue the dialogue but didn't back down from their goal of having an "open Hillel" in which anti-Zionists and BDS supporters could be invited to speak.
Comment1
By:
JTA
Remains of an ancient synagogue were discovered during the hotel's construction last year and the mikvah was preserved as part of the building plan.
Comment0
By:
JTA
After six years of denying inmates access to kosher meals due to the high cost, the Florida prisons service will now be required to provide them to those with a "sincere religious basis," under a federal court ruling.
Comment0
By:
Should legislation to spur Holocaust education in Pennsylvania include a mandate requiring schools to teach the subject, or would that doom any potential boost? Debate over this question intensified last week.
Comment4
By:
Julie Wiener, JTA
Inspired by an eight-year-old who recently succumbed to Leukemia, more than 50 rabbis and counting have signed up to shave their heads to raise money for pediatric cancer research.
Comment0

Advertisement