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Why Not Allow For Quickie Conversions To Judaism?

From Rabbi Moss in Australia: Question of the Week: I often hear rabbis complain that the Jewish people is shrinking due to intermarriage and assimilation. But it is you rabbis who are the major obstacle to Judaism growing! If you … Continue reading

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Like Jesus In The Wilderness

Bob emails: As far as I can see Jews, by nature, nurture or necessity are a rather industrious lot. Can the word “industrious” really be used by a rational person to describe Luke Ford (the blogger not the actor)? Yes, … Continue reading

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Man’s Search For Meaning

Dana Jennings writes for the NYT: As my 40s lengthened, I inexplicably became ravenous for wisdom and meaning. I devoured theological tomes — the works of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel and the Catholic writer Thomas Merton come to mind — … Continue reading

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