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We’re Adopting

Yes, we’re Adopting. If I was Politico or Washington Post, I’d call this blogpost: “Breaking: We’ve Decided to Adopt.” It’s breaking for us—breaking inertia, breaking our frame of reference, breaking how we think about ourselves and about our lives. It’s breaking our life as

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Religious Practice as Activism?

For years, and religious dialog in our society has been usurped by right-wing ideologues. This it true in both in the USA and in Israel. The following cartoon is an excellent commentary of what religious “dialogue” has devolved into: In response to the religious

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Does Money Really Make the World Go Round?

My brother-in-law inquired: “The communists have a labor theory of value, while the capitalists maintain that the source of value is land, labor, and capital. What is the spiritual theory of value?” Of course, there are so many ways to answer this question, and

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What Are We For?

This is an iconic picture. For those who don’t know, it shows Rev. Martin Luther King (fourth from right) leading the civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, with Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel (second from right) and other religious leaders with him. It’s

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