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Anti-Semitism panel creates conversation about issues arising in Western World

By Jacqueline Hyman, opinion editor, @jacqbh58 A group of four panelists spoke to this university’s students and community members Monday at 5 p.m. at the Stamp Student Union modern anti-Semitism, highlighting the differences between anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism. Panelists were history professor and author Jeffrey Herf, historian ...

Conservative Jews discuss advantages to eating kitniyot on Passover after new ruling

By Jacqueline Hyman, opinion editor, @jacqbh58 The Committee on Jewish Law and Standards, an authority in Conservative Judaism, voted in December 2015 that eating kitniyot during Passover is acceptable, according to a teshuvah, or responsum, by the Rabbinical Assembly. Kitniyot are foods such as legumes, beans and rice which Ashkenazi ...