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Why I Love Article VI — and You Should, Too

EDITORIAL: Thanks to Republican candidate Ben Carson, Article VI of the Constitution has been rescued from obscurity. Jane Eisner explains why she’s so obsessed with this 20-word phrase.


FEGS Execs Got Fat Payouts as Bankruptcy Loomed Amid Rampant Mismanagement

EXCLUSIVE : Why did one of the largest Jewish charities in the country give a top exec a $92,000 bonus just a month before declaring bankruptcy? The Forward reveals that FEGS leaders poured money into a failed for-profit strategy while neglecting staff and clients.


When Pope Francis Brought — and Broke Down — Barriers for Philadelphia's Jews

The visit of Pope Francis brought concrete barriers and disruption to some of Philadelphia’s Jewiest neighborhoods. Yet Dotty Brown writes the pontiff dismantled more boundaries with his message of spiritual unity.


When Walking Dogs Is a Labor of Love — and Small Act of Rebellion

Gedalya Gottenger knows being a dog-walker is an unusual job for a Hasidic Jew since the community mostly fears dogs. But he has learned to love the pets he works with — and isn’t afraid to chart his own path.


My Unforgettable Day With the Holy Father (Or How I Killed 7 Hours Waiting To See Pope Francis)

He came, he saw, he Pope-d. Josh Nathan-Kazis offers an inside peek at how the Holy Father took Madison Square Garden by storm — complete with a soaring rendition of Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’ and $25 khaki Pope baseball caps.


Pope Francis Makes Surprise Stop To Bless Sculpture Symbolizing Catholic Unity With Jews

On the final day of his triumphant tour of the U.S., Pope Francis made a surprise stop in Philadelphia to bless a statue created to counter centuries of anti-Semitic imagery in the Catholic church.

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