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Orthodox rabbi explains why he defied peers to participate in Obama prayer service

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/bloggish/item/orthodox_rabbi_explains_why_he_defied_peers_to_participate_in_obama_prayer_

In a sermon that got a standing ovation, Centrist Orthodox leader Rabbi Haskel Lookstein explains his decision to dismiss Orthodox leaders' warnings and participate in Obama's inauguration prayer service in a church. As one congregant put it, "What world are they living in?" Lookstein's sermon, and his encounter with Obama.

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