Friday, July 11, 2014 Tammuz 13, 5774
Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, considered the father of the Jewish Renewal movement who spent years in Philadelphia, has died at age 89.
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Gustav Niebuhr, the nephew of famed Protestant theologian Reinhold Niebuhr, sees last month’s decision by the Presbyterian Church (USA) to divest from companies that do business with Israel as an affront — both spiritually and personally.
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Ron Kampeas, JTA
Two decades ago, Jewish groups united in support of a landmark religious freedom law, but many of them aren’t pleased by the Supreme Court’s interpretation of it in the Hobby Lobby case.
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Uriel Heilman, JTA
At this Wilkes-Barre program, those who don’t fit into the typical Chabad mold don't have to hide doubts about Judaism or interest in secular pleasures.
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Jewish groups predicted a rupture with Presbyterians in the wake of a close vote favoring divestment from three companies that deal with Israel’s security forces in the West Bank.
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