Sunday, February 7, 2016 Shevat 28, 5776
By:
Michelle Twersky and Gabriel Aaronson
This past election, the Jewish community lost two lawmakers in the Pennsylvania state legislature who were good friends when it came to supporting school choice programs. To protect these gains in the new legislature, which was sworn in last week, it is crucial that we engage our new legislators and ask them to support educational opportunity with the same vigor...
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A local Jewish professional and mother reflects on two years of blogging about Shabbat, closing that project but continuing her work as an advice columnist for the Exponent.
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By:
Aliza Wadler Solomon
Jewish children are almost as likely to be obese as their non-Jewish counterparts — and the community has a responsibilty to make sure they grow up to be healthy adults.
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By:
Idit Klein
It used to be rare for LGBT equality to be on the agenda of a major Jewish event. Now it is rare for it not to be.
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By:
Daniel Sokatch
Last week, another concerted attempt to repress dissent washed up on American shores. Im Tirtzu, an Israeli group infamous for its attacks on human rights organizations, Arab Israelis and Ben-Gurion University, placed an advertisement in some American Jewish papers condemning the New Israel Fund and the human rights organizations we support.
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