Jewish Journal

The breast-feeding fatwa

By Brad A. Greenberg

June 13, 2007 | 9:54 am

CAIRO—First came the breast-feeding fatwa. It declared that the Islamic restriction on unmarried men and women being together could be lifted at work if the woman breast-fed her male... read on

  • The ministerial high-life

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    June 12, 2007 | 1:04 pm

    Randy and Paula White say they were following God’s call when they moved to Tampa Bay and started a ministry that now has more than 20,000 members and $40 million in annual donations. But as the success of Without Walls International Church soared, so did the luxurious lifestyles of... read on

  • Jews get polygamous

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    June 12, 2007 | 7:46 am

    Right now, in the boardrooms of Jewish philanthropic organizations throughout the U.S., program officers are locked in heated discussions about your love life. Whirlwind trips to Israel, boozy mixers at community centers, film screenings in darkened theaters, online endogamous dating... read on

  • Paris Hilton finds God?

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    June 11, 2007 | 1:15 pm

    Barbara Walters received a collect call yesterday from Twin Towers prisoner Paris Hilton, who talked about, ehem, growing up (no mention was made of the temper tantrum she threw in court Friday) and wanting to get involved in charity work when she finishes her 45-day sentence for... read on

  • ‘Ex-gay’ therapy on trial

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    June 11, 2007 | 11:15 am

    The Bible Belt Blogger has been writing like crazy about the story he broke last month: President Bush’s nominee for surgeon general, James Holsinger, has taken a strong stance against homosexuality. Yesterday, he noted this article on The Huffington Post:

    Holsinger believes in... read on

  • Kosher ‘Endless Summer’

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    June 11, 2007 | 9:11 am

    Orthodox Jews are finding spiritual sanctuary in the Pacific surf. From The Jewish Week:

    The group wakes before 8 a.m. so they can daven Shacharit. By 9:30, they’re on Venice Beach, suited up and riding the waves as the sun heats up the Pacific on the Southern California... read on

  • ‘Secret life of a porn-addicted minister’

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    June 10, 2007 | 8:50 am

    Sheryl and Paul Giesbrect are preparing to celebrate their 26th wedding anniversary. The sweethearts cherish their life together, which began when they met while attending a Christian university.

    It’s where they found religion and each other. Today, Paul is a minister in... read on

  • Born-again porn star

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    June 8, 2007 | 7:44 am

    CHATSWORTH—In need of grace, Keri Humble walked into The Church at Rocky Peak one Sunday and received the recognition that shamed her.

    “I love your show on the Playboy Channel,” a door greeter told her, referring to “Spice Hotel.”

    There are many lifestyles born-again Christians... read on

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