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Rabbi David Wolpe of Sinai Temple is officially the top rabbi in America, according to Newsweek and the Daily Beast.
The sixth annual installment of the “Top 50 Rabbis” list, published on April 2, included rabbis who head religious movements, rabbis who lead political and...
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If you thought I was critical of Lisa Miller’s cover story for Newsweek that claimed the Bible and Jesus never define marriage as between a man and a woman, then read M.Z. Hemingway’s full-on piledriver:
if you are going to pretend that opposition to same-sex marriage is based Sola...
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April 24, 2008 | 6:00 pmOn a wall at Beit T'Shuvah's sanctuary there are plaques with the names of those connected with Beit T'Shuvah who have passed away. One of those names is that of Josh Lowenthal, a former resident who died on June 11, 1995.
The Jewish Journal recently ran a story about "One-Way...
April 17, 2008 | 6:00 pmLos Angeles wins again on Newsweek's two new top rabbi lists ("Is Your Rabbi Hot or Not?") with locals heading the 25 Top Pulpit Rabbis in America (No. 1: Rabbi David Wolpe of Temple Sinai) and the 50 Most Influential Rabbis in America (No. 1: Rabbi Marvin Hier of the Simon...
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When Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser swept into Khartoum for an Arab summit less than three months after the Arab debacle in the 1967 Six-Day War, he was greeted like a hero.
Newsweek ran a cover story titled, "Hail to the Conquered!" The summit passed the notorious "three...
May 8, 1997 | 8:00 pmRemember that great scene in "Inherit the Wind," when Clarence Darrow asks William Jennings Bryan if a book that details rape, incest, slaughter, nudity and sodomy should be banned? The fundamentalist Bryan answers, "Of course!" and Darrow, with a flourish, whips out a copy of the...
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