Thursday, October 2, 2014 Tishri 8, 5775
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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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Uriel Heilman, JTA
Disparate elements of the American Jewish community are uniting over the plight of the three teens abducted in the West Bank.
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