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Entries by Josh Fleet from 06/2012

Parshat Naso: Weekly Torah Portion Summary, Questions, Resources (VIDEO)

| Posted 06.01.2012 | Religion

The priests should say to everyone, using God's name: May God bless you and keep you. May God cause the Divine Face to shine upon you and favor you. May God turn toward you and grant you peace.

Divas Sing Gospel And R&B; Women Sing Both Sacred and Pop (VIDEOS)

Posted 06.01.2012 | Religion

Some church folk claim that artists who started singing Gospel in the church and then crossed over to R&B and pop have abandoned the faith. But these...

1,000 Residents To Get Mortgage Assistance

Posted 06.04.2012 | Religion

Bank of America and JP Morgan Chase executives announced Sunday night that almost 1,000 Prince William County, Manassas and Manassas Park homeowners w...

Parshat Beha'alotecha: Weekly Torah Portion Summary, Questions, Resources (VIDEO)

| Posted 06.08.2012 | Religion

Tell Aaron, God says to Moses, that when he sparks the fire of the candelabrum, the light of each branch should be directed toward the center. Aaron ignites the lamps just so.

Faith Inspires: United Sikhs Raise Awareness, Give Back

Posted 06.08.2012 | Religion

Editor's note: Every week, HuffPost Religion shines a spotlight on religious people doing good work in their communities. If you would like to recomme...

Parshat Shelach Lecha: Weekly Torah Portion Summary, Questions, Resources

| Posted 06.14.2012 | Religion

"Send scouts, one from each tribe, distinguished leaders all of them, to explore Canaan," God tells Moses. So Moses selects Shammua, Shaphat, Caleb, Igal, Hosea (aka Joshua), Palti, Gaddiel, Gaddi, Gemalli, Sethur, Nahbi and Geuel.

Prominent Atheist Blogger Converts To Catholicism

Posted 06.26.2012 | Religion

She went from atheist to Catholic in just over 1,000 words. Leah Libresco, who’d been a prominent atheist blogger for the religion website Patheo...

A Reflection On Motherhood: One Life Well-Lived

Posted 06.27.2012 | Fifty

By Tom Gallagher National Catholic Reporter Every four years the presidential campaigns roll out their version of motherhood and apple pie. This y...

Crystal Cathedral To Become Catholic Church

Posted 06.27.2012 | Religion

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. — Retired schoolteacher Dolores Rommel has followed the Rev. Robert H. Schuller almost her entire adult life: She was bapti...

What Is It To Be Intellectually Humble?

Posted 06.28.2012 | Religion
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We human beings are seekers. We seek love, wealth, security, power, happiness, and recognition. We also seek knowledge. Aristotle said, “All people ...

Faith Inspires: The Polyphony Youth Orchestra

Posted 06.29.2012 | Religion

When Nabeel Abboud-Ashkar decided to open a school for classical music in Nazareth, he knew he had to find good teachers. So he went to Tel Aviv, wher...

Parshat Chukat: Weekly Torah Portion Summary, Questions, Resources

| Posted 06.29.2012 | Religion

Bring a perfect red heifer, God says. One that's never worked the field. Give the cow to the priest Eleazar, who must take it outside the camps of Israel and have it slaughtered.

Marijuana Reform Rabbi To Open D.C. Cannabis Dispensary

Posted 06.29.2012 | Religion

By Rita Rubin Tablet Magazine Jeffrey Kahn, a Reform rabbi living in Washington, D.C., remembers several congregants who approached him over the y...

Washington's Letter To Jews Highlight of Religious Freedom Exhibit (VIDEO)

Posted 06.29.2012 | Religion

By Paul Berger The Forward Imagine a country where Jews are prevented from serving as lawyers, where men must swear on the New Testament to enter ...