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In his “Off the Pulpit” e-mail column today, Rabbi David Wolpe declares his long-time vegetarianism. Rabbi Wolpe is one of the leading rabbis in the country—an accomplished author and speaker who leads one of the major Conservative congregation in the west, Sinai Temple. In the... read on
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In my family, women have historically dominated the kitchens. My grandmother is an extraordinary baker. My mother is a wiz at Shabbas meals. My oldest sister is the most phenomenal pastry chef I have ever encountered. And my other sister is a serious force on the grill.
But just... read on
February 17, 2010 | 4:01 pm
We are wild, we are violent, we devour, defile, despise and destroy: that is man, unplugged.
There’s a theory that religion developed to tame the beast. By channelling mans natural impulses into positive forces that build and sustain society, religion keeps every human group from... read on