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Rabbi Alana Suskin
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Rabbi Alana Suskin is an educator and a widely-pubished writer. She is the Director of Strategic Communications for Americans for Peace Now and serves as an officer of T'ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights. Rabbi Suskin serves as a Managing Editor of, a leading Jewish faith blog, and is a founding fellow of CLAL's project, Rabbis Without Borders. She is a contributor to several other blogs including Jewish Values Online and MyJewishLearning, and has worked with and served on the boards of a variety of social justice organizations.

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Why Religion Is Better Than Secular Ethics for Human Rights

(2166) Comments | Posted July 23, 2011 | 9:02 PM

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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