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The rabbi I thought I knew

I suppose it was inevitable. For years, I’d read about scandals in various religious communities with a sense of growing … Continued

Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel talks about facing his mortality on OWN

Photo Credit: © 2012 Harpo Productions, Inc./George Burns Author and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel with Oprah Winfrey during a taping … Continued

Obama and the redistribution of wealth

President Barack Obama arrives to speak at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Feb. 7, … Continued

Supporting the mosque is the American (and Jewish) thing to do

President Obama, after saying that building a mosque at Ground Zero fit our “commitment to religious freedom,” backtracked, saying he … Continued

Need for a Muslim-Jewish alliance

Today’s guest blogger is Joshua M.Z. Stanton, co-editor of the Journal of Inter-Religious Dialogue™ and a rabbinical student at Hebrew … Continued

Jewish fundraisers to hear from Netanyahu, Emanuel in DC

By Michelle Boorstein THE event of the professional Jewish community’s year is happening in Washington D.C. today. More than 3,000 … Continued

Did God Give Madoff Cancer?

Despite denials by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, stories continue to circulate that Bernie Madoff has cancer. Sadly, but not … Continued

Mercy a Commandment, Not a Legal Requirement

Scotland freed the terminally ill Lockerbie bomber last week so he could die at home in Libya. “Our beliefs dictate … Continued

The Divine and Satanic in All of Us

If we believe in the duality of man then we must believe that Satan exists in the minds of every … Continued

The Devil In Ms. And Mr. Jones

Of course Satan exists, and he/she looks like a combination of Ann Coulter and Dick Cheney, with Dick’s twisted mouth … Continued

Impeach the Pope

By Robert S. McElvaineProfessor of Arts & Letters, Millsaps College Enough! No–Too much! Amid all the justified outrage we all … Continued

What to Do About “Mad as Hell”

People are incredibly angry these days. The governing class in America fears a “populist backlash,” as the New York Times … Continued

Avoiding Next Madoff Meltdown by Balancing Justice and Compassion

We are all effected when $50 billion vanishes from the economy in an instant, as it did with the unraveling … Continued