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  • Four Questions

    By Rob Eshman

    April 17, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    The controversy that erupted last week over allegedly anti-Semitic remarks by a local pastor raises, appropriately enough for this time of year, four questions.

    As we were going to press last week, a by-now-ubiquitous e-mail was beginning to circulate exponentially. On Saturday...

  • When the rabbi talks politics from the pulpit

    By Amy Klein

    March 27, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    In 2006, Rabbi Nancy Myers of Westminster's Temple Beth David used her Rosh Hashanah sermon to address the horrors of the Abu Ghraib scandals.

    She was about to make a point about acting morally as Jews when a congregant walked down the sanctuary's aisle with his hands crossed in a...