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Rabbi Alana Suskin
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Rabbi Alana Suskin is an educator and a writer published in dozens of anthologies and journals, including Bridges, Lilith, Sh’ma and "The New Jewish Feminism: Probing the Past, Forging the Future," a finalist in the 2010 National Jewish Book Award. She is a senior managing editor of, the Secretary of Rabbis for Human Rights -- North America and sits on the board of American Rights at Work. She is also one of the founding fellows of Rabbis Without Borders, a project of CLAL.

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Why Religion Is Better Than Secular Ethics for Human Rights

Posted July 23, 2011 | 07/23/11 10:02 PM ET

Anat Biletzki, past chairperson of the Israeli human rights organization B'tselem, recently suggested in the NYT blog ("The Sacred and the Humane") that "religion, even when indirectly in the service of human rights, is not really working for human rights." Given B'tselem's long history of working with organizations...

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