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Remember when then-presidential candidate John McCain said the U.S. was a Christian nation? Well, yesterday his old sparring mate, President Obama, said just the opposite at a press conference in Turkey:
“One of the great strengths of the United States,” the President said, “is ... we have a very large Christian population—we do not consider ourselves a Christian nation or a Jewish nation or a Muslim nation. We consider ourselves a nation of citizens who are bound by ideals and a set of values.”
April 6, 2009 | 6:55 pm
Newsweek is back with its third-annual list of America’s top rabbi—and it’s with a new frontrunner: Rabbi David Saperstein of the Reform movement’s Religious Action Center. Here’s an excerpt from Jewish Journal’s story:
What mainly propelled Saperstein into the lead is his role as Washington insider, political powerbroker and friend of President Obama, said Jay Sanderson, CEO of JTN Productions and one of the three men who determine the rankings.
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