Monday, October 20, 2014 Tishri 26, 5775
By:
Fredda Sacharow, JE Feature
After three decades of tireless activism, a grass-roots band from Philadelphia had grown into a force too powerful to ignore, even by the Kremlin, 4,700 miles away.
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By:
Marina Furman, JE Feature
I have now lived in freedom for almost half of my life but who I am as a person, as a parent and a Jew will always be defined by the word “refusenik.”
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Twenty-five years ago this week, some 250,000 Jews descended on Washington to demand freedom for their brothers and sisters trapped in the Soviet Union.
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By:
Josh Shapiro
I’ve often been asked why I chose a career in public service and what the impetus was for such a life decision.
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Vayeshev, Genesis 37:1-40:23
By:
Rabbi Mark Robbins
Twenty-five years after freedom, our local Russian-speaking Jewish community remains strikingly separate — culturally, educationally, religiously and geographically. It’s time for Philadelphians to take the next step in bringing brothers together.
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