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  • Why Pope Francis has given religion a good name again

    September 25, 2015 | 8:52 am

    This is a momentous week — not only because it is Judaism’s most sacred season, but also because as we welcome 5776, we in North America are also welcoming Pope Francis, one of the most inspiring religious leaders of our time.

    Rather than hiding in medieval liturgical texts, this...

  • Religious community skeptical of lethal drones

    November 14, 2014 | 10:43 am

    This post originally appeared at HuffingtonPost and is reprinted with permission

    Since 2004, the United States, through the CIA, has conducted an estimated 400 or more drone strikes in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia. Four of those strikes occurred just last month. Thousands of...

  • Go Ahead, Lick Your Lips

    By Leora Alhadeff

    April 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    When you clean your house for Pesach, don't forget your drawer full of makeup. Yes, makeup. Your lipstick, lip gloss, foundation and eye shadow may contain wheat and oats that some rabbis say you need to stash away with the rest of your unleavened food products.

    But for ladies who...