Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Kislev 3, 5775

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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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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