Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Elul 17, 5775

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...
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By:
Edmon J. Rodman | JTA
A JTA columnist looks for a better blotter of Haman’s name with an eye toward Purim-centered social action.
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By:
Val Sudakin and Andre Krug
Ukrainian Jews living in America can be found supporting both sides of the conflict with Russia, but all of them are watching events there unfold with worried interest of the welfare of friends and family members.
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Pro-Israel advocates returning from a recent AIPAC conference must continue to push awareness of America's Middle East policy to help strive for a peaceful solution.
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Rabbi George Stern
Judaism has a built-in system to help bridge gaps between the rich and the poor; now we must find a way to adapt that into modern society, writes the director of the Jewish Social Policy Action Network.
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