Thursday, July 31, 2014 Av 4, 5774

Readers react to opinions that God had reasons why the Connecticut shootings took place, and the co-authors of a book on media bias respond to criticism of their work.
Lamenting the end of a Main Line kosher butcher and the lack of support for interfaith couples years ago.
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.
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.
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.

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