Category: Interfaith


Selective History

Neither Christianity nor Islam, after all, even existed when the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem functioned for centuries as the focal point of the Jewish people.


EEOC vs. Belmont Abbey, Continued

I am honored that Professor David Neipert, one of the faculty members who initiated the EEOC complaint against Belmont Abbey College, saw fit to respond to my earlier article on this topic (as it...


Fear of G-d’s Name

No, it’s not what you think. I am not referring to a healthy (and Biblically-mandated) fear of G-d and his Ineffable Name, but an aversion to mentioning G-d as a motivating force in our...


The War Israel Keeps Losing

by Brian Schrauger The war that Israel keeps losing is the war of world opinion, the war for individual hearts and minds. Consider recent stumbles. Israel’s military campaign in Gaza should have been named...

How I Spent My Shavuot

Entering the study-hall, some holy energy seems to seize me, and, even as my mind and body increasingly rebel against the deprivation of slumber, my soul jumps for joy.


Election Result

Jewish chosen-ness, from the Jewish perspective, entails no disparagement of others. It is not a license but a responsibility.



“Look… This child awaits his turn. Watch their humiliation. They are corpses, Allah be praised…”


Reality Hits

We’ve already gone several rounds on how Bush, McCain and Obama stack up when it comes to Israel. Now that Olmert has finally decided that Kassam rockets raining on Sderot deserve a bit more...


When The Wall Came Tumbling Down

As the dust settles on this year’s election season, it’s worth reflecting on one aspect of the campaign that holds particular relevance for the Jewish community: the way in which the principle of separation...

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