Thursday, October 2, 2014 Tishri 8, 5775

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:
Abraham H. Foxman, JTA
The late U.S. ambassador engendered the trust of Israeli leaders and was struck by their yearning for peace, writes the ADL’s Abraham Foxman.
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By:
Uriel Heilman, JTA
Uriel Heilman weighs the ups and downs of becoming a rabbi in America.
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Interest-free Lending Exists Right Here We were delighted to see the extended discussion of the mitzvah of interest-free lending in Rabbi George Stern’s March 6 column (Opinion: “Finding a Jewish Response to Income Inequality in the U.S.”). In the Delaware Valley, that mitzvah is fulfilled by the Hebrew Free Loan Society of Greater Philadelphia (hebrewfreeloanphila.org.) Through no-interest loans up to...
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By:
Melissa R. Klapper
With Purim falling, as it often does, during Women’s History Month, it's worth recalling how Jewish women have played an integral role in their communities from biblical times until today, a history professor and author writes.
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