Judaism

Papal Visit: Linking the Godless to a Lack Of Values Is Wrong, Say Critics

September 16, 2010

Author: Maev Kennedy and Riazat Butt

Source: The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/sep/16/papal-visit-linking-godless-lack-values-wrong

The pope is wrong, and unhelpful, to speak of "atheist extremism" in contemporary Britain, according to Christian, Muslim, Jewish and humanist voices.

 

Paul Handley, managing editor of the Church Times, termed the pope's remarks "a decent bit of...

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Papal Visit: Linking the Godless to a Lack Of Values Is Wrong, Say Critics

September 16, 2010

Author: Maev Kennedy and Riazat Butt

Source: The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/sep/16/papal-visit-linking-godless-lack-values-wrong

The pope is wrong, and unhelpful, to speak of "atheist extremism" in contemporary Britain, according to Christian, Muslim, Jewish and humanist voices.

 

Paul Handley, managing editor of the Church Times, termed the pope's remarks "a decent bit of...

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ADL Starts Interfaith Coalition to Help US Muslims

September 14, 2010

Author: Jordana Horn

Source: The Jerusalem Post

http://www.jpost.com/International/Article.aspx?id=188103

One month after taking a stand against construction of the proposed Islamic Cultural Center near the destroyed World Trade Center site in Manhattan, the Anti-Defamation League has started an interfaith coalition meant to help American Muslim communities that are facing opposition to the building of mosques.

The Interfaith Coalition...

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ADL Starts Interfaith Coalition to Help US Muslims

September 14, 2010

Author: Jordana Horn

Source: The Jerusalem Post

http://www.jpost.com/International/Article.aspx?id=188103

One month after taking a stand against construction of the proposed Islamic Cultural Center near the destroyed World Trade Center site in Manhattan, the Anti-Defamation League has started an interfaith coalition meant to help American Muslim communities that are facing opposition to the building of mosques.

The Interfaith Coalition...

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Churches Read From Quran In Face of Proposed Quran Burning

September 13, 2010

Author: Amy Zerba

Source: CNN

http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2010/09/13/churches-read-from-quran-in-face-of-proposed-quran-burning/

Rev. Larry Reimer’s says there's a simple message at the core of his faith: people have more in common than they have in conflict.

It's one reason he chose to have a passage from the Quran read at the United Church of Gainesville, part of the United Church of...

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Churches Read From Quran In Face of Proposed Quran Burning

September 13, 2010

Author: Amy Zerba

Source: CNN

http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2010/09/13/churches-read-from-quran-in-face-of-proposed-quran-burning/

Rev. Larry Reimer’s says there's a simple message at the core of his faith: people have more in common than they have in conflict.

It's one reason he chose to have a passage from the Quran read at the United Church of Gainesville, part of the United Church of...

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Helping People In Need a Big Part Of Jewish Holiday Tradition

September 8, 2010

Author: Niraj Warikoo

Source: The Detroit Free Press

http://www.freep.com/article/20100908/FEATURES01/9080378/1322/Helping-people-in-need-a-big-part-of-Jewish-holiday-tradition

Leaning in to gently clasp Sarah Gottesman's right hand, Suzanne Levin placed a bag of gifts in her lap in a Southfield nursing home.

"Have a healthy and sweet new year," Levin, 67, of Pleasant...

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Helping People In Need a Big Part Of Jewish Holiday Tradition

September 8, 2010

Author: Niraj Warikoo

Source: The Detroit Free Press

http://www.freep.com/article/20100908/FEATURES01/9080378/1322/Helping-people-in-need-a-big-part-of-Jewish-holiday-tradition

Leaning in to gently clasp Sarah Gottesman's right hand, Suzanne Levin placed a bag of gifts in her lap in a Southfield nursing home.

"Have a healthy and sweet new year," Levin, 67, of Pleasant...

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Mormon Church, Jewish Leaders Tackle Proxy Baptism

September 1, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: National Public Radio

Wire Service: AP

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129588867

The Mormon church says it has changed its genealogical database to better prevent the names of Jews killed in Nazi concentration camps from being submitted for posthumous baptism by proxy.

In a joint statement issued Wednesday, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...

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