Thursday, September 29, 2016 Elul 26, 5776

Up, Up and Away!
What is the most effective philanthropic program the Jewish community has initiated in the last few decades? Without question, according to our cover story on Israel travel, the answer has to be Birthright.
As we continue to seek comfort from our faith, our families and our community in the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting, now is the time to turn our anguish into action, to take meaningful and concrete steps to get lethal weapons off the streets and out of our communities.
Ruth Bienstock Anolik
A group of rabbis made it impossible for Main Line Kosher Meats to continue. They also made it harder for progressive, well-intentioned Jews like me to keep kosher in a secular world.
Shira Goodman
If we are serious about preventing gun violence, saving lives and, according to the Talmud, saving the world, we need to collectively take a stand against gun violence. We must make clear to our elected officials that we will not tolerate another day of inaction.
Lamenting the end of a Main Line kosher butcher and the lack of support for interfaith couples years ago.