Two writers respond to an upcoming event featuring a controversial film about a pro-Israel group and a local leader with the Zionist Organization of America claims that the group's financial state was misrepresented.
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.
Interest-free Lending Exists Right Here We were delighted to see the extended discussion of the mitzvah of interest-free lending in Rabbi George Stern’s March 6 column (Opinion: “Finding a Jewish Response to Income Inequality in the U.S.”). In the Delaware Valley, that mitzvah is fulfilled by the Hebrew Free Loan Society of Greater Philadelphia (hebrewfreeloanphila.org.) Through no-interest loans up to...
One writer expounds on the value of Holocaust education, another lobbies for Jonathan Pollard to be set free and a third tells the Exponent about an interesting use of the former West Philadelphia JCC building.