Saturday, July 12, 2014 Tammuz 14, 5774

By:
Abraham H. Foxman
Nelson Mandela, who died last week at 95, will always be recalled as a symbol of resistance to the racist policies of apartheid South Africa, a true hero of conscience. But he also will always have a special place in the memory of the Jewish community.
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By:
Daniella Slon
A native South African, now working for the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, recalls her childhood and her longtime fascination with the late Nelson Mandela.
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By:
Gaby Roth and Jake Wassermann
In United Synagogue’s centennial year, it’s time to take a look not only at the flaws of Conservative Judaism but also at its future — the many active young people who will flock to the upcoming USY International Convention in New Orleans.
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By:
Rabbi Eric Yanoff
As a community, we need to do as much as we can to make our Jewish spaces and programs accessible and inclusive to every individual, no matter his or her abilities.
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A leader of the Soviet Jewry movement praises an article that brought back fond memories while another letter writer praises a rabbi's insights into a recent Torah portion.
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