Monday, September 22, 2014 Elul 27, 5774

Rabbi's Behavior: It's Not Related to Renewal I want to balance an impression I received from the Jewish Telegraphic Agency article about Rabbi Mordechai Gafni (Nation & World: "Disgraced Rabbi Seeks to Relaunch Career, Despite Sex Allegations," July 17). The voices presented in this article are not reflections of the Jewish Renewal movement and its teachings. The sexual revolution of...
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Media Clippings It's not every day that a new magazine is launched in Philadelphia, and even rarer still does a literary journal make its debut in the City of Brotherly Love. But the latter is what happened not long ago when First City Review made its premiere. The magazine bills itself as "a journal of pop culture, fiction, essays, poetry,...
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Nancy Ratzan
Philadelphia played host to the National Governors Association's historic 100th annual meeting last week, aimed at addressing issues of "critical importance to the nation's future." Governors can take pride in the milestone of 100 years, but another anniversary this year is nothing to boast about. This year marks the 10th year that governors have collected $50 million in federal funds...
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Caroline Glick
Exalting at her liberation by the Colombian military earlier this month, former hostage Ingrid Betancourt exclaimed: "This is a miracle, a miracle! We have an amazing military. I think only the Israelis can possibly pull off something like this." Betancourt's statement made thousands of Israelis wince. Held hostage in the Colombian jungles for six years by the narco-terror group known...
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Sage Predated Hagee on Cause of Holocaust While everyone was jumping all over Pastor John Hagee for his comments about the Holocaust (A Matter of Opinion: "Real Friends and Real Enemies," June 26), I wonder how many were aware of the book by Rabbi Yisachar Shlomo Teichtel that advanced a similar position. A noted scholar in prewar Hungary, Teichtel originally...
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