Saturday, August 29, 2015 Elul 14, 5775
By:
Rabbi Jill L. Maderer
A new campaign aimed at demystifying genetic screenings for cancer and raising awareness of available resources will empower the Jewish community to save lives, a local Reform rabbi writes. Hear about it live from the director of a Penn research center who’ll lead a local symposium on Oct. 6.
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By:
Linda Maizels
A local woman analyzes The Attack , a film about a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv and its effect on a secular Muslim who is deeply integrated into Israeli Jewish society.
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By:
Jonathan S. Tobin
What happened in the 1990s as the post-Oslo euphoria first receded and was then replaced by the horror of the Second Intifada was the gradual realization that Western illusions about Pal­estinian nationalism were misplaced.
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By:
Steve Mendelsohn
A former shomer shabbos Ramahnik turned devout atheist wonders how he can have a meaningful Yom Kippur while he's still struggling to discover a meaningful Judaism.
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By:
Edmon J. Rodman, JTA
A columnist wonders if we should be knocking on our heads instead of our hearts during the Yom Kippur confession. Isn't that where all the trouble starts?
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