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Peter Dreier

  • Can Pasadena become a ‘city of justice?’

    October 18, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    I sometimes wonder what the Prophet Isaiah would think about Pasadena.

    It was Isaiah whose words we just read this past Yom Kippur.

    God, speaking through Isaiah, says, "Do you think the fast that I demand this day is to bow down your head like a bulrush? No! The fast I demand is...

  • Goodbye Shawn Green

    January 20, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have traded Shawn Green, the only Jew on the team, to the Arizona Diamondbacks. My 8-year-old twin

    daughters are devastated. They don't know if they should continue to root for the hometown Dodgers or to switch allegiances to the Diamondbacks, so they can...