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  • ‘Prayer isn’t boring—you are’

    September 3, 2008 | 9:48 pm

    Jews often complain that prayer is boring. Young people resist going to synagogue -- and older people drift away from prayer altogether -- because they find it to be a chore.

    In response to these oft-repeated criticisms, Rabbi Harold Schulweis once offered from the pulpit an...

  • Dear God…

    By Helen Schary Motro

    December 29, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    When someone writes to Santa Claus, he knows to address it to the North Pole. But where should he mail a letter to God?

    A few days ago an AP news photo featured a plain white box labeled, "Letters to God." A rabbi was taking them out one by one and placing them into the cracks of...