Monday, July 25, 2016 Tammuz 19, 5776
By:
Dr. Saundra Sterling Epstein
One area of challenge that has received increased attention in our contemporary Jewish world is that of inclusion and validation of our LGBT members. While we duly note that in the non-Orthodox world, this issue has generally receded as a challenge and that acceptance of all on this spectrum is taken as a given in most settings, this has been...
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By:
Boaz Dvir
"Gearing up for a recent screening of my latest documentary, A Wing and a Prayer , I noticed that it’s happened again: My thinking has shifted on a key topic, and my brain has only now bothered to notify me."
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By:
Dr. Bernie Dishler
My wife and I were part of a Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia mission to Morocco. But, it was not your usual mission. We were 12 Philadelphians traveling with 12 Israelis from our partnership communities, Netivot and S’dot Negev. The Israelis all had North African ancestry, most of them from Morocco.
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By:
Ozzie Nogg
Since the Almighty is all powerful, all wise, a just and merciful lawgiver with eyes everywhere beholding the evil and the good, Who knows all things past, present and future, does that mean that I, too, possess those attributes and thus have permission (nay, the obligation) to helicopter above my kids? You betcha.
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By:
Joan Bodenheimer Borowsky
Through the years, people emphatically stressed, “Joan, have you read this great book about the Holocaust? You simply must!” My response: “Read it? I lived it.”
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