Opinion

Editorials from the Jewish Exponent, columns, blogs and a forum for kvetching n’ kvelling.

Newest Case of the ‘Heeb’ie-Jeebies?

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The cover says it all. You see a mirror with several even white lines laid across it. Reflected in the mirror is an attractive young...

What They Are Saying

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Journalist Tom Gross writes in The Wall Street Journal (www.opinionjournal.com) on June 2 about anti-Semitism at France's leading newspaper: "A French court last week found...
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Loss of Innocence

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As we continue to seek comfort from our faith, our families and our community in the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting, now...
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A Plea to Rabbis Amid Butcher Closing: Consider Consequences of Your Actions

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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...
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After School Tragedy, Honor Victims With Action

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If we are serious about preventing gun violence, saving lives and, according to the Talmud, saving the world, we need to collectively take a...

Letters Week of Dec. 20, 2012

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Lamenting the end of a Main Line kosher butcher and the lack of support for interfaith couples years ago.  Saddened by Closing of Kosher Butcher I...

Letters Week of March 15, 2012

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One reader praises Federation's Interfaith Mission while another finds a rabbi's argument about abortion to be disingenuous.   Mission Renews Her Goal to Bring People Together I...

There’s a Perfectly Legal Case for an Israeli Strike on Iran

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In a world where nuclear weapons could soon be in the hands of rogue nations like Iran, an Israeli pre-emptive strike on Iran’s nuclear...
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Universities and the Jews: It’s a More Important Mixture Than You Might Think

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Most people don’t think the fate of Judaism will be decided in the universities. When people talk about “the fate of Judaism,” they usually...

All Eyes on Harrisburg

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  With all the crises facing the world, it’s easy to forget about what’s going on in Harrisburg. But with several issues on the table...