Category: Interfaith

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The Cartel Has Been Broken

In retrospect, the phenomenon of Internet-trained Rabbis serving in Conservative and Reform congregations was bound to happen. For decades, the liberal movements have tightly managed their Rabbinic placements. The size of each class at...

Missionaries and Maligners

[This is an Ami Magazine “News Commentary” piece — one of several features I write for the publication.] An umbrella group of institutions engaged in Jewish-Christian relations and the Anti-Defamation League both issued statements...

Exercising the Empathy Muscle

Politicians are often subject to derision, often for good reason. Recently, though, a Catholic cleric hurled an unusual and creative insult at local politicos: They are like Jews. Edward Gilbert, the leader of the...

The Heavens Are the L-rd’s

Those of us old enough to remember July 20, 1969—when human beings first walked on the moon—recall, too, our sense of amazement over the “one small step for man” that came to mark the...

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Why America Hearts Israel

Carl Schramm’s graduation speech to Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business was pretty much what one would expect from one of America’s leading students of entrepreneurship: a paean to American freedom of the individual...

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Pulling The Plug – Like It Or Not

“Death squads” are alive and well. And they have nothing to do with the President’s health-care system. A teen in New Zealand was forced off life-support, and lived to talk about it. Here is...

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A Cautionary Tale

The headline says it all: “Court orders Orthodox woman to be cremated after three-month battle.” Ethel Baar, who died on September 11, began following Orthodox Judaism late in life, and her great-nephew James Pollak...

A View From Afar

To name the Muslim country where she lives would compromise her security; the authorities there do not look favorably on citizens who communicate with Jews. Her husband is a Hindu and she, although born...

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Our People Do Not Know the Truth about You

A first-person account, from the always-excellent IMRA News Service: Emek Hospital saves a Palestinian boy from Jenin On Thursday, June 3, 2010, 15 year old Muhammed Kalalwe … noticed a deadly viper snake and...

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