As we read in last Shabbat's Torah portion, Jacob left Canaan for Paddan-Aram, not knowing whether he would return, asking for divine help. He negotiated with God — if you protect me and return me safely, only then will you be my God, only then will I worship you. (Gen. 28:20-21)
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Scalia, dead at 79
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Which is the more serious problem today: Islamic extremism or anti-Islamic bigotry?
The latest contribution to this debate comes from The Nation, the leading magazine of America’s left, in its current special edition on “Islamophobia: Anatomy of an American Panic.” Its...
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Jewish and Muslim leaders in several European countries are joining to denounce the rise of far-right extremist groups in their countries.
In a monthlong initiative co-sponsored by the European Jewish Congress, the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding, the Muslim Jewish Conference,...
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Well, The God Blog better not relocate to Russia.
In addition to being a generally awful nation straddling the line between European democracy and despotic oligarchy, Russia began proceedings today to ban “South Park.” Not only would I have nothing to watch on TV late at night,...
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January 11, 2007 | 7:00 pmOlmert Goes to China
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert traveled to China for talks on the Iranian nuclear threat. Monday's trip also marks 15 years of relations between the countries and seeks to expand Israel's current trade relations. Olmert's family has historic ties to China:...
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