Tag Archives: Jews

Looking to the New Year

As 2016 comes to a close, it’s a good time to reflect. On a personal level, the year has had it’s good moments and it’s had it’s bad moments. The good moments outnumber the bad and I have several fond … Continue reading

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Loving America in the Age of Trump

What does it mean to be an American in the Presidency of Donald Trump? These past few weeks have been anxious times for me, but I’ve been reading articles advising liberal Democrats how we can still fight for our values … Continue reading

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Last blog of 2013

For my last blog of 2013, here are some youtube videos of people and groups who have helped the homeless during past holiday seasons and thoughout the year. Chef Chu and the Asian Chef Association fed 2,000 homeless and underprivileged … Continue reading

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Admiring Pope Francis

One of the great joys of the past year has been in watching how Pope Francis’s papacy has unfolded in his first few months. He has emphasized the church’s historical role in championing the rights of the poor and the … Continue reading

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Nostra Aetate and the Church’s Relationship With Muslims and Jews

When I heard about the Boston Marathon bombings I was shocked and saddened at the suffering of the victims of the bombing. Americans came together to help the victims of the bombings get medical attention, shelter, food and monetary donations. … Continue reading

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Religious People Participating in “Occupy Wall Street”

As the “Occupy Wall Street” protests have continued in the last couple of weeks, more religious people from many different religions have begun to join and make their presence felt. This is important, as religious people have made important contributions … Continue reading

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Jews in the Civil Rights Movement

Last December I went with my wife to Alabama and Georgia to explore a part of the United States that I didn’t know about. I have this plan that before I die, I want to visit all 50 states in … Continue reading

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