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Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Dies at 93

Posted 10.07.2013 | Religion

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, the outspoken leader of Sephardic Jews in Israel died Monday. Cause of death was not released. The 93-year-old rabbi, who was ...

Soul-Searching On Yom Kippur: Who Is A Good Jew?

Carlo Strenger | Posted 11.25.2012 | World
Carlo Strenger

How can we Jewish liberals be cured and turned again into good Jews? All we need to do is shut down our brains. According to Netanyahu & Co., this is the road to redemption.

When Mere Mortals Talk With God

Dorian de Wind | Posted 10.31.2012 | Religion
Dorian de Wind

I have difficulty accepting that those who preach hate, intolerance and just plain evil from the pulpit, the Amud, the minbar or from whatever elevated religious or political position they hold, are hearing and relaying the Word of God.

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"?

This Year, Celebrate Rosh Hashana With a De-Occupation Seder

Bradley Burston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Bradley Burston

The task of Rosh Hashanah is to help us find our way back to a moral path we have lost. That may be why De-Occupation starts at home.