Sunday, December 21, 2014 Kislev 29, 5775

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Col. Mitchell Paulin has never doubted that the Iraq war, with its enormous cost in lives and dollars, has been worth it. But ask Paulin -- who in 2003 was a surgeon attached to the 800th Military Police Brigade in Baghdad -- about what he thinks the long-standing results of the war effort will be, and his answer becomes more...
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About 40 University of Pennsylvania students amassed at a nearby grocery store Sunday afternoon to purchase hummus as a counter-protest to Philadelphia BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) supporters who were stationed outside to lobby against the chickpea spread. The scene was reminiscent of a similar demonstration BDS organized in October 2010 to launch a boycott of Tribe and Sabra hummus,...
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Reporter Deborah Hirsch battles crowds at the Gershman Y's Latkepalooza in a mission to load up on starchy Chanukah goodness.
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The newly formed Greater Philadelphia Jewish Coalition on Immigration, which came about in response to a flurry of legislative activity in Harrisburg targeting undocumented immigrants, hashed out its mission statement at a December meeting.
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It didn't take long for David Zellis to find what he was looking for when he signed up for a Young Jewish Leadership Concepts vacation to Jamaica. He can't even remember much about the trip because he was engrossed in his future wife, Sheryl.
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