Thursday, December 8, 2016 Kislev 8, 5777

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A growing number of college and university presidents, both nationally and regionally, have signed on to a petition, circulated by the American Jewish Committee, that condemns the proposed British academic boycott of Israel, and expresses solidarity with Israeli colleges and research institutions. The initiative came as a backlash to the May vote by the University and College Union of the...
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Adina Matusow, JE Feature
On a plane ride recently, a woman and I got to talking, and at one point, she gave me a very valuable piece of information: that the most important concept to hold on to while maintaining a serious relationship is to give continuously. She said even if you don't always receive what you need from your significant other, you must...
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heir ice cream establishment is 100 percent kosher
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Rachel Silverman, JE Feature
At first glance, "Just Chill" looks like any another neighborhood ice cream joint. Mango, cherry and lemon water ice flavors tempt patrons with their cool, slushy texture. Groups of children wait anxiously for cones of creamy soft serve. Teens congregate on benches out front. The difference? A small sign in the window reading "Everything 100 Percent Kosher." "Just Chill," which...
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
When 9-year-old Quinn Hovey stood behind home plate at Citizens Bank Park ready to catch the ceremonial first pitch, his parents could not help but be overjoyed. Sure, it was a rush for his father, Lonnie, to stand on the field before the Phillies took on the Washington Nationals on July 25 -- just inches from pro ballplayers -- but...
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Fred D. Snitzer, JE Feature
By now, the sum of energy, time and words that have gone into explaining the reasons for the current market swoon (and what this swoon means for the future) is so vast as to constitute a potentially new energy source. Reams of paper, electronic words and -- unfortunately -- audible ones, have spilled forth from those experts who spend their...
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