Elsewhere: Onward haredi soldiers, JDate after 60, church vs. tikkun olam

Onward haredi soldiers: An American-born combat soldier in the IDF makes the case for why haredi Orthodox Israelis can and should serve in the army. (Jerusalem Post)

JDate after 60: A 61-year-old widow describes her foray into the world of JDate, in which she discovers that “guys (some of them anyway) are only after one thing, no matter how old they are.” (Hadassah Magazine)

Church vs. tikkun olam: In a new advice column about intermarriage, a Jewish man asks how he can transmit a strong secular Jewish identity to his children when his wife is a church-going Episcopalian. (Forward) 

Teach kids inclusiveness: Jewish parents should read their children a book about a two-dad family released by the PJ Library, writes JFNA’s Jerry Silverman. (N.Y. Jewish Week)

Israel’s Arab documents: Israel’s National Library is archiving historic Arab ephemera and making them available online, but faces challenges convincing Arab citizens to donate items. (Times of Israel) 

 

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