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Entries by Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster from 05/2011

Reacting to the Death of Osama Bin Laden: We Should Reflect, Not Rejoice

| Posted 05.04.2011 | Religion

As I waited for the President's speech, I realized I really didn't know how I felt. Relief? Renewed sadness over 9/11? How are you supposed to feel when your enemy falls?

With Bin Laden's Death, Torture Is Still Not The Answer

| Posted 05.05.2011 | Religion

Torture debases the persons tortured, as well as the torturers, and it violates the two truths that are common to most people of faith: every human being is created in God's image and we should love our neighbors as ourselves.

Building Bridges of Freedom: The Interfaith Movement to End Slavery

| Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion

Fighting slavery cuts across political lines. It represents a moral consensus: Slavery is wrong, and we should not benefit from unpaid labor.