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  • Jews, Judaism and Genetically Modified Crops

    By Roger Price

    March 29, 2016 | 1:48 pm

    Genetically modified (“GM”) crops are plant products which have been genetically altered for certain traits. Such traits include resistance to viruses, bacteria, fungi, nematodes, insects, herbicides and drought, as well as aspects of product quality like improved yield,...

  • Rabbis call for eco-social justice in letter on climate crisis

    May 18, 2015 | 1:26 pm

    More than 250 rabbis signed on to a letter on the climate crisis that calls for greater involvement in fighting for eco-justice.

    The inspiration for the letter dated May 12 began with the decision by Pope Francis to issue an encyclical on the climate “in the context of worsening...

  • Saperstein: Remark by Catholic League’s Donohue could be seen as ‘threatening’ to Jews

    June 25, 2012 | 10:18 am

    A Reform movement leader, Rabbi David Saperstein, said a statement to a rabbi by Catholic League chief Bill Donohue could be construed as “threatening to American Jews who differ with the Church.”

    Donohue had a heated email exchange with Rabbi Arthur Waskow, the founder of the...