Friday, October 24, 2014 Tishri 30, 5775

By:
Rabbi Shmuel Jablon
We are aware that God gives human beings free choice. People may choose good or choose evil. And when they choose evil, all too often the innocent suffer. How can we understand this? How do we understand the death of an innocent child, the massacre of innocents or the destruction in the Shoah?
Comment2
Readers react to recent stories about the loss of pro-Israel voices in Congress, the Newtown school massacre and the closing of a Main Line kosher butcher.
Comment0
Should the Jewish community go to the mat to oppose President Barack Obama’s pick for secretary of defense? That is the thorny question roiling many of our advocacy institutions after former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) was officially tapped this week to head the Pentagon.
Comment0
By:
A local Jewish professional and mother reflects on two years of blogging about Shabbat, closing that project but continuing her work as an advice columnist for the Exponent.
Comment0
By:
The recitation of the mourner's Kaddish by a character on the TV show Homeland didn’t jive with the Jewish tradition I know, which requires forming a minyan. But I'm a journalist, not a rabbi, so I figured I would ask some people who know more than I do.
Comment2

Advertisement