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Rabbi Gil Steinlauf
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A Rabbi on the Economy & The Great Gatsby

(3) Comments | Posted June 3, 2013 | 2:45 PM

F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote The Great Gatsby in 1925 as a poignant commentary on the excesses of the pre-Great Depression jazz era. And now, in 2013, Baz Luhrman has brought it, once again, to the silver screen--a gaudy and beautiful rendering in a moment of economic recovery and rebounding housing...

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Asteroids, Randomness and the Absolute Truth About God

(504) Comments | Posted February 13, 2013 | 1:23 PM

When asteroid 2012 DA14 makes its perilously close encounter and near miss with Earth, there will be plenty of people who will thank God. We all know that one hit from a big asteroid, and life on earth as we know it could be wiped out. But, as some may...

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The Idolatry of Guns

(30) Comments | Posted January 7, 2013 | 1:56 PM

"Guns don't kill. People do." I keep hearing this phrase repeated by gun-supporters. It sounds so reasonable. Even wise. In fact, it's a misuse of a truth in the service of a dangerous set of beliefs and principles. People indeed do the killing, but this idea implies that more handguns...

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