Sunday, March 29, 2015 Nisan 9, 5775

By:
Devorah Blachor, JTA
A former journalist and documentary filmmaker reflects on her decision to give up the past two years of her career to take care of her daughter.
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By:
Rabbi Ron Kronish
In recent years — especially since the Second Intifada of the early 2000s — it has become a custom in many places in Israel to dedicate the holiday of Sukkot to the theme of peace. After all, in our liturgy, we ask God to spread his sukkah of peace over all Israel.
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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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An educator praises certain efforts to keep teens involved in Jewish learning while another letter writer suggests that the Jewish community stop using Orthodoxy as the yardstick for all good things in Judaism.
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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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