Monday, July 28, 2014 Av 1, 5774

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.


Synagogues sometimes make the same mistake as the Oscars' producers, writes Rabbi Michael Knopf, believing that, because we grew up with iPods and the Internet, we are vapid solipsists, attracted primarily to slick production and clever marketing. But they could not be more wrong.


Just in time for the Phillies home opener, Rabbi Joshua Z. Gruenberg analyzes the quintessentially Jewish nature of our national pastime. 

Fresh Insight Off the Pulpit


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