Sunday, August 30, 2015 Elul 15, 5775

Language issues are on the minds of two letter writers — one is worried about Yiddish, the other about phrases that seem to legitimize Palestinian goals in the Middle East.
Comment0
By:
Catie Stewart and Eli Philip
When it comes to pro-Israel discourse, the community has consistently prioritized having a unified voice over accommodating dissent. This is especially true of dissent that comes from individuals and groups critical of the status quo in Israel. The silencing of these voices is damaging.
Comment3
With an interim accord on Iran’s nuclear program now a done deal, there’s legitimate dismay and fear in the pro-Israel community that Iran got more than it gave and this will not lead to the dismantling of Iran’s nuclear weapons capability.
Comment0
By:
Tamar Friedman and Eliana Machefsky
A partnership minyan at Penn, called Shira Chadasha, is affiliated with Orthodox Judaism and allows for the maximum participation of both men and women within the Orthodox Jewish legal framework.
Comment2
The confluence of holiday calendars affords an opportunity to reflect how we can cherish our dual roles as citizens of this land of freedom and as active members of our Jewish community.
Comment0

Advertisement