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  • We Need to Make Freedom Ring

    By Beit T'shuvah

    July 4, 2014 | 10:43 am

    By Rabbi Mark Borovitz

    Today is July 4, 2014—Independence Day in the United States. We are supposed to be celebrating Freedom on this day, yet, are we free?

    I ask this question in light of all of the activities that have happened in this past year and in the past 238 years. I...

  • Kids Page

    By Abby Gilad

    June 30, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Let Freedom Ring

    July 4, which is this Monday, means barbecues, parades, beaches and fireworks. And why do we do all this? Because the United States of America was "born" on this date in 1776, when the Declaration of Independence was signed. The 13 colonies became an independent...

  • Return to Founding Ideals Poses Challenge

    By Alice Shalvi

    May 8, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    The major overall challenge we face today is that of returning to the ideals of a democratic, pluralistic Jewish State that found their expression in the noble words of Israel's Declaration of Independence.

    What its authors envisaged was a state in which all citizens would enjoy...

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