Sunday, December 28, 2014 Tevet 6, 5775

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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Despite much progress in the Jewish world and beyond, there's still work to be done to assure acceptance of the LGBT community.
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By:
Rabbi David Ackerman
A rabbi reflects on his most recent trip to Israel, accompanied by several local Christian leaders, and shares his relationship with Israel as a journey that continuously grows and changes.
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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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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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