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  • Polio survivor’s new film explores sexual surrogacy

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    January 18, 2012 | 4:35 pm

    Nine years before Mark O’Brien died, the 36-year-old poet and journalist, who was also a polio survivor living in an iron lung, decided he wanted to lose his virginity. Until then, he’d always been ashamed of his sexuality, which he believed served no purpose save to mortify him...

  • Baghdad priest: City’s Jews must leave after names in WikiLeaks

    October 10, 2011 | 11:14 am

    The handful of Jews remaining in Baghdad must leave because their names appeared in a WikiLeaks cable, an Anglican priest in the Iraqi capital said.

    The priest said he is working with the U.S. Embassy to get the Jews to emigrate, the McClatchy news service reported. The embassy told...

  • Priest, born Jewish, is ‘Torn’

    By Tom Tugend

    August 2, 2011 | 5:49 pm

    In the opening scene of the documentary “Torn,” an official asks an elderly man for his name, and he replies, “Romuald-Jakub Weksler-Waszkinel.”

    This name encapsulates the fate of Jakub (Yankele) Weksler, born 1943 in Lublin, Poland, to Jewish parents during the Holocaust...

  • Leading priest blames Jews for Greece’s problems

    December 21, 2010 | 2:54 pm

    A high-level priest on the morning show of the largest television station in Greece blamed world Jewry for Greece’s financial problems.

    The Metropolite of Piraeus Seraphim also blamed world Jewry for other ills in the country during his appearance on Mega TV.

    Mixing Freemasons with...

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  • Researcher tracing Jewish genes meets the Kohanim of Africa [VIDEO]

    August 20, 2008 | 10:45 pm


    Dr. David B. Goldstein from Duke's Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy talks about tracking the genetic history of the ancient Jewish priesthood (kohanim) and the Lost Tribe of Israel, the focus of his new book, "Jacob's Legacy".


    For many people, genetics research conjures...

  • VIDEO: Tel Aviv rally protests religious persecution in China

    August 9, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    Christian, Jewish and Muslim clergy lead rally protesting Chinese persecution of Falun Gong and China’s involvement in Sudan

  • VIDEO: Duke professor searches for ‘kohanim’ genetic marker

    July 21, 2008 | 6:15 pm

    Dr. David B. Goldstein from Duke’s Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy talks about tracking the genetic history of the ancient Jewish priesthood (kohanim) and the Lost Tribe of Israel, the focus of his news book, “Jacob’s Legacy”.

  • A priest, a rabbi and a minister go on the Jay Leno show*

    By The Web Guy

    January 24, 2008 | 5:54 pm

    Writers are still striking NBC here, so Jay Leno, unlike union man Dave Letterman in New York, has to write his own material and book guests who write as well.

    In this recent Tonight Show bit, an actual priest, an actual rabbi, and an actual minister tell ‘priest, rabbi and...

  • Divestment Bad for Israelis, Palestinians

    By Rev. Mark D. Stuart

    September 1, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    In the past year, several mainline American church bodies have favored divesting their assets from companies doing business with Israel. As an

    Anglican priest, I find this very disturbing, especially so when my own American branch of Anglicanism (The Episcopal Church) has considered...

  • ‘Errors’ in Judgement

    By Nan Goldberg

    September 20, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    "Clerical Errors" by Alan Isler (Scribner; $24.)

    Aging priest, Father Edmond music is one of those people who puts off dealing with crises until it's just too late.

    The world of literature is rife with such people -- think of Hamlet; Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary and Grady...

  • Finding Faith

    By William Yelles

    March 26, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    Like the priest in her latest movie, directorLesli Linka Glatter is finding her own faith.

    Set in aristocratic 1930s Boston, "TheProposition" stars William Hurt and Madeleine Stowe as Arthur andEleanor Barrett, an infertile couple who go to extreme measures toconceive. They employ the...