This Shabbos is the last Shabbat of the Jewish calendar year. It is called Shabbos Selichot because on Saturday night we begin to say special supplications called Selichot, (which means forgiveness) beseeching G-d to bless the New Year that it should truly be a good year.
It is no wonder that Doug Mastriano assailed a prominent Jewish day school attended by his rival for the Pennsylvania governor’s office. How else can he possibly woo antisemitic voters?
Natalie Abulhawa had multiple advantages going for her after she filed a discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against a Main Line school: her own disingenuous voice, the aid and comfort of excuse-laden Arab-American spokespersons; and kid-glove treatment in a Philadelphia Inquirer story filed by an Arab-simpatico reporter.