Friday, September 30, 2016 Elul 27, 5776

Two writers respond to an upcoming event featuring a controversial film about a pro-Israel group and a local leader with the Zionist Organization of America claims that the group's financial state was misrepresented.
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By:
Jeremy Borovitz
Thanks to a grassroots effort spearheaded by Kiev Jews and a network of former Soviet emigres in Israel, several injured Ukrainian Christians are literally getting back on their feet.
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By:
Michael Gordan
A halachic postnup document may be the key to protecting agunot —women whose husbands refuse to give them a Jewish divorce, leaving them stranded in religious limbo.
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One writer questions the legitimacy of the term “Jews of no religion,” used in a Pew study; another recalls fond memories of the West Philly JCC; and a third notes that Purim is the perfect time to remember that Haman's descendants are still among us.
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By:
Jacob Ruden and Israel Geselowitz
Hillel students at the University of Pennsylvania claim grievance over the decision of Hillel of Greater Philadelphia to actively promote a pro-Israel discussion program that will screen a movie with an unflattering portrayal of J Street.
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