Monday, September 22, 2014 Elul 27, 5774
By:
Mark Kushner
A local mohel calls upon his experiences training in Israel in more peaceful times to help him overcome sadness and fear as life is lost on both sides during the current conflict.
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By:
Yehudah Mirsky, JTA
We can have passionate disagreements without descending into hatred, Yehudah Mirsky writes.
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By:
Shira Taylor Gura
A South Jersey native who lives on a kibbutz in the northern part of Israel describes a scene from a community basketball game where Jews and Muslims came together to have a good time, in peace.
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By:
Rabbi Lynnda Targan
A local rabbi recounts her experiences traveling in Israel when the Gaza conflict erupted and her belief that lamrot hacol, in spite of everything, we must stand by the country as it defends itself until all citizens in the Middle East can live in peace.
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By:
Rebecca Harris
American Jews must acknowledge— and speak up — about the humanitarian crisis in the Palestinian territories, just as they do over other crises around the world, writes a humanitarian worker from Elkins Park.
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