Jewish Journal

  • Elul - The Season To Forgive

    By Rabbi John Rosove

    August 8, 2013 | 10:44 am

    With the beginning of the Hebrew month of Elul yesterday (August 7) we count down the days to Rosh Hashanah (30) and Yom Kippur (40). During this period, t’shuvah (return to family, friends, community, Torah, God) is the spiritual and emotional per-occupation of the Jewish world.... read on

  • Minimum Wage, “Fox News”, John Oliver, the Farm Bill and Food Stamps

    By Rabbi John Rosove

    August 4, 2013 | 6:48 am

    Right-wing extremists in the media and Congress are waging a full-scale assault on millions of poor people by refusing to raise the minimum wage (currently at $7.25/hour = $15,000 annually for full-time work) and include funds for food stamps on the Farm Bill now before Congress.

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