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Prophet Muhammad's Covenant With Christians to Be Destroyed? The Potential Removal of St. Catherine's Monastery

Craig Considine | Posted 06.17.2014 | Religion
Craig Considine

In the ancient monastery of Saint Catherine's Monastery at Mount Sinai in Egypt, there is a covenant of Prophet Muhammad's in which he guarantees prot...

Wholeness and Sacrifice: Circumcision, Mutuality, Trees and Quilts

Rabbi Menachem Creditor | Posted 10.12.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Menachem Creditor

There are moments, such as circumcision, when it is hard to feel secure about God's commitment to humanity. But such is true about every relationship -- there are moments in which we doubt an equal return on our emotional investment.

14 By 14, A Biblical Emissions Mandate: 14 (Percent Reduction) By (20)14

Rabbi Fred Scherlinder Dobb | Posted 04.08.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Fred Scherlinder Dobb

We should let our workers rest from their labors; and the Earth should be allowed to rest, too. Social, spiritual and ecological sustainability intertwine.

The Jewish Covenant Of Love

Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson | Posted 02.17.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

In a world so afraid that it routinely erupts in hatred, we are commanded to love. In a world in which children go to sleep without knowing that they are safe, we Jews are commanded to love.

Seven Steps to Civility This Election Season

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

This week, a group of more than 130 former legislators, both Republicans and Democrats, released a letter urging for civility and encouraging candidates, once elected, to focus on cooperation to face our country's greatest challenges.

Shavuot: Like Honey and Milk Under Your Tongue

Angela Himsel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Angela Himsel

Unlike the other holidays, you wouldn't notice much external, physical evidence of Shavuot's presence in the stores or on the streets of New York City, unless you looked closely.