Rabbi Neil S. Cooper says the recent Pew report on American Jewry is a testament to the great freedoms Jews enjoy in this country — but it also confirms that if we choose to be like everyone else, we lose our identity as a distinct people.
From a Jewish perspective, Rabbi Joshua Gruenberg says the government has no right to stop addressing the needs of the average citizen. Congress doesn't need to be divine, but is showing up too much to ask?
A blend of Jewish thought and rabbinic insight into contemporary issues that touch our society both locally and globally. Area rabbis with a wide range of affiliations will share their views in this communal blog, run in conjunction with the Board of Rabbis of Greater Philadelphia.
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