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  • Fear, faith and moral courage

    By Rabbi Lisa Edwards

    June 29, 2016 | 10:02 am

    Shelach Lecha is a turning point in the Israelites’ story. Only a year out of Egypt, the Israelites make their way from Mount Sinai and head toward the Promised Land. It’s not far — they could cover the miles in a few days. In fact, some of them do. 

    At God’s suggestion, Moses...

  • Goggles of Faith

    By Rabbi Dov Fischer

    June 23, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    I first saw night-vision goggles when I watched Harrison Ford in Tom Clancy's "Patriot Games."

    The bad guys were prowling in a dark bedroom. Suddenly, a good guy switched on the room lights, practically blinding them.

    The technology was featured again in "The Silence of the Lambs,"...