Sunday, August 30, 2015 Elul 15, 5775
By:
Rabbi Elchanan Poupko
Earlier this month, the Israeli government released its first official report on the long-debated and presumed death of Muhammad al-Dura. The report showed with overwhelming certainty that the young Palestinian from Gaza was not killed by Israeli fire.
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By:
Amy Bromberg, JTA
A Brooklyn mother describes her realization that allowing her children to sleep in her bed and running to soothe them every time they cried was threatening to destroy her marriage.
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By:
Ruth Bienstock Anolik
Angelina Jolie and I actually have something in common: We both lost our mothers to cancer associated with the BRCA genetic mutation. We also both made the decision to drastically eliminate our own high risks by acceding to surgical removal of our breast and ovarian tissue.
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By:
Rabbi Ira Budow
The current buzzword in educational circles is “collaboration.” Pooling resources and increasing purchasing power by negotiating quantity discounts makes sense in this economy. However, I believe there’s another collaboration we do not discuss — the one between Jewish day schools and Israel.
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By:
Jessica Salguero-Snow
Meeting Holocaust survivors gave this ninth-grader from Kensington International Business School hope that she can get through any struggles in her life.
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