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  • Theological Cemeteries

    There is a plague upon this nation.  When in one week, let alone one day, I hear about two colleagues being let go from their academic posts for not meeting... Read more

    The 01 July 2015 by   Steveawiggins
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • a Little Drama in Bet Shemesh Politics

    All the [Haredi] news sites are reporting on a surprising and heated situation in the municipality of Bet Shemesh. Perhaps a crack in the coalition. Read more

    The 30 June 2015 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY
  • Rav Ariel on Hashgacha Pratit

    Rav Yaakov Ariel, rav of Ramat Gan, has said that the alternate hechsher known as Hashgacha Pratit cannot be relied upon for kashrut. Read more

    The 30 June 2015 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY
  • Updating You on My Own Spot: Here's Some of What Has Happened in Steve's and My...

    In the Religion Dispatches interview with Sara Moslener to which my last posting links, Moslener states, "I’m a big believer that most academics are really... Read more

    The 30 June 2015 by   William Lindsey
    SOCIETY, LGBTQ
  • Sara Moslener on How "Purity Work and Rhetoric Has Emerged at Moments When...

    Religion Dispatches interviews Sara J. Moslener about that inspired her to write her new book Virgin Nation: Sexual Purity and American Adolescence (Oxford UP,... Read more

    The 30 June 2015 by   William Lindsey
    SOCIETY, LGBTQ
  • "Just Who Do We Think We Are?": Real People with Real Lives Affected (Really!) b...

    Every time something like this happens, somebody says we have to have a conversation about race. We talk a lot about race. There’s no shortcut. And we don’t nee... Read more

    The 30 June 2015 by   William Lindsey
    SOCIETY, LGBTQ
  • Picture of the Day

    According to the New York Times: Behind a barricade, a group of men wore the fringed Jewish prayer garment known as the tzitzit and held up anti-gay signs... Read more

    The 30 June 2015 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY
  • What If Real Life Begins at the Moment of Compassion

    “When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.”*In early spring, we had a group of... Read more

    The 30 June 2015 by   Marilyngardner5
    SELF EXPRESSION
  • Permian Record

    It looked like an arm bone to me. Then again, I have no formal training in either anatomy or geology. The strata of Pennsylvania shale was littered with shell... Read more

    The 30 June 2015 by   Steveawiggins
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Facebook Status of the Day

    in text: One of the stops on our yam el yam hike was Kever Rashb"i in Meiron. After a long and tiring day of hiking we were planning to sleep under the stars... Read more

    The 29 June 2015 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY

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