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  • Obituaries

    July 17, 2008 | 1:33 am

    Rabbi Levi Meier, Whose Pulpit Was Hospital Rooms, Dies at 62

    It's often hard to distinguish between one memorial and the next, especially when you're dealing with prominent members of the community. Family members, friends, colleagues and rabbis will get up and pour out their praise...

  • John Paul II and the Jews

    By Rabbi Marvin Hier

    April 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    For 20 centuries, the Catholic Church has had a turbulent relationship with the Jewish people. Jews were persecuted and held responsible for the death of Jesus, and were often the victims of church-instigated pogroms and anti-Semitic attacks.

    With the passing of Pope John...