Accepting those who are different was one of the many valuable lessons Rabbi Joshua Z. Gruenberg learned as a lover of sports. Now, he's thankful that Jason Collins has “come out" to break society's last glass ceiling for gays and lesbians.
As we celebrate Yom Ha'atzmaut, Rabbi Joshua Waxman comments on how the horrific bombings in Boston remind us of the costs of a free country and of the dangers posed by those who would harm innocent people.
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