Ritual under attack
When Jews across the world celebrate Chanukah, they also remember the victory of the Maccabees against the brutal rule of Antiochus IV, designated “Harasha” (“the wicked”) by rabbinical tradition. Antiochus’ main aim was to Hellenize the Jews in the ancient land of Israel by forcing them to adopt Greek customs in place of Jewish ones. Full Story
ZOA offers thoughts on Northeastern University
(Editor’s note: The following is from an email communication obtained by The Jewish Advocate. It was sent by Zionist Organization of America National President Morton Klein and Susan B. Tuchman, Esq., Director of the ZOA Center for Law and Justice.) Full Story
WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
Each month, Valerie Herman, a junior at Gann Academy in Waltham, surveys Jewish students in Greater Boston about an ethical dilemma. Full Story