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  • Racism’s Tower of Babel

    By Susan Esther Barnes

    November 11, 2015 | 9:20 am

    The notion of the Tower of Babel comes from a story early in the Torah. In it, people are working on building a tower high enough to reach the sky, and God becomes concerned about the collective power of human beings. In order to thwart their efforts, God causes everyone to speak a...

  • Globalization of Hope

    By Rabbi Ed Feinstein

    November 3, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    "Come, let us build us a city, and a tower with its top in the sky, to make a name for ourselves; else we shall be scattered all over the world." The Lord came down to look at the city and tower that man had built, and the Lord said, "If, as one people with one language for all, this...