Tag: Native American
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May 9, 2011 | 11:31 am
A dozen San Francisco Bay Area Jews visited an ongoing protest at a Native American burial site.
The Jews, who are affiliated with several congregations and social action groups in Berkeley, Calif., billed Sunday’s visit as a cultural exchange timed to Mother’s Day.
“We wanted to...
October 6, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Lobbyist Jack Abramoff's recent indictment and arrest on charges of wire fraud involve an already notorious individual. The U.S.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs and federal grand jury have already investigated him about his unscrupulous dealings with Indian tribes.
October 9, 2003 | 8:00 pm
For many years, I used to have long talks with Anselmo Valencia, the Chief of the Yaqui Indian Nation, about the similarities and distinctions between the beliefs and practices of Native American cultures and Judaism. Similar discussions have taken place over the last 10 years...
September 9, 1999 | 8:00 pmYvette Melanson is a woman who might say the Sh'ma before going to sleep, and in the morning light whisper the Navajo prayer, "May I walk happily and lightly on the earth." Both are deeply felt, authentic expressions of her soul. As she explains, "I know that I'm Jewish. I feel...