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Feb 6, 2019, 11:37 AM
Disparity of Hate: When Antisemitism and Racism Aren’t Equal
The country, especially the Democratic party, was blindsided last week when Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s medical school yearbook surfaced featuring a photo of a person in blackface next to a person in a KKK outfit on his personal page....
Dec 12, 2018, 1:36 PM
Gevalt! There is Torah to Be Learned From Santa and Rudolph
You can’t escape it: It’s as if the only colors God created in the world were red and green. And the music is everywhere: in the malls, restaurants, offices, blasted out in the streets and through the earphones of walkers, bicycle...
Dec 6, 2018, 7:42 AM
Chanukah, Celebration of Religious Liberty; Hate Has No Home in Classic Judaism
The Jewish holiday of Chanukah is an annual eight-day celebration of religious liberty and freedom from oppression. It centers on the lighting of the Chanukah menorah; yet, it miraculously lasted for eight days. In later years, these days were fixed...
Erris Langer Klapper
Dec 2, 2018, 7:08 AM
Penn State ZBT’s Menorah Is Desecrated and We Need a Miracle
Early on November 30th, the large menorah on Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity's front lawn was torn down by vandals, carried away and then returned significantly damaged. This act of hatred and bigotry is being investigated by State College Police...
Nov 26, 2018, 11:55 PM
Jewish light: What do we radiate to the world?
If you take a stroll past most Jewish day schools during the month of Kislev, you’ll find that the art project of the month relates to Hanukkah, with children making their own menorahs to take home for the holiday. ...
Nov 11, 2018, 3:02 PM
A Second Generational Sigd
This past Wednesday, the 29th of the Hebrew month of Cheshvan, marked an important day in the Ethiopian calendar -- the day of Sigd. When we were introduced to this event, I couldn’t help but wonder is this the...
Arie E. Pelta
Oct 28, 2018, 12:19 AM
Shimini Atzeres – The Post Aliyah Party
Moshiach is supposed to arrive after Succos. This event is to occur after the inspirational seven day Succos holiday. Even if Moshiach ben Yosef does not arrive, this time period is intended to at least inspire the Jewish nation...
Sharona Margolin Halickman
Aug 8, 2018, 12:30 AM
Are women obligated to rejoice on the holidays?
In Parshat Re’eh (Dvarim 16:14-17) we read: V’samachta B’chagecha- Rejoice during your festival- you and your son and your daughter, and your male slave and your female slave, and the Levi and the convert and the orphan and the widow...
Jul 17, 2018, 9:34 PM
The Importance of Visiting Survivors
In his profound book Man’s Search for Meaning, Holocaust survivor and famed psychiatrist Viktor Frankl encourages readers to apply his lessons from the Holocaust to their own lives. At one point in the narrative, Frankl shared an inspiring lesson...
May 17, 2018, 8:04 AM
Why I’m Graduating with Faith, Not Just a Degree
As I bring my college career to a close and take the next step into the real world, it's easy to say, "Have faith, it'll all work out." Big transitions aren't always that simple, but I know that I'm...