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Rabbinical School Breaks Jewish Law On Unions And Strikes

Rabbi Jill Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Jill Jacobs

By fighting the formation of the union, and by trying to deny employees the power of striking in the future, the Schechter Institute is acting in opposition both to major halakhic authorities and to an official position of the Conservative Movement.

Does God Cause Natural Disasters?

Brad Hirschfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brad Hirschfield

if we believers are going to thank God for the "good stuff", should we not consider God to be just as responsible for the "bad stuff"?

Influential Israeli Rabbi: Abbas Should 'Perish From This World'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — An influential Israeli rabbi known for his vitriolic pronouncements against Arabs says Palestinians and their leader should "perish ...