Clinton Adviser Responds to Trump Press Conference

At a press conference in Florida, Donald Trump was asked about the hacking of Democratic National Committee (DNC) emails. His response spurred the release of the following statement from Jake Sullivan, senior policy adviser to the Clinton campaign:

This has to be the first time that a major presidential candidate has actively encouraged a foreign power to conduct espionage against his political opponent. That’s not hyperbole, those are just the facts. This has gone from being a matter of curiosity, and a matter of politics, to being a national security issue.

Below is a video of the Trump press conference. The remarks begin at time marker 35:35, and the especially controversial ones appear at time marker 44:00.

The Philadelphia Jewish Voice Pays Tribute to Elie Wiesel

Elie_Wiesel_2012_We at The Philadelphia Jewish Voice are profoundly saddened by the recent death of Elie Wiesel. Although Wiesel experienced the worst of mankind during the Holocaust, he transformed his experience into something extraordinary: He became, as President Obama said, “one of the great moral voices of our time, and in many ways, the conscience of the world.” [Read more…]

Rabbi Morton Narrowe: From Philadelphia to Chief Rabbi of Stockholm

Rabbi Morton Narrowe

Rabbi Morton Narrowe

Rabbi Morton Narrowe describes his upbringing as “typical.” His career, however, has been nothing short of extraordinary. For over 30 years, he was the rabbi of the Great Synagogue of Stockholm. Even in retirement, as rabbi emeritus, he hasn’t slackened his pace, taking on part-time rabbinical positions in places like Prague and Johannesburg, and writing his memoirs, which he is currently translating from Swedish to English. [Read more…]