I had had only a few brushes with Judaism during my life: Passover seder in my Catholic junior high, a synagogue tour as part of my Catholic high school’s World Religion class, a cute Jewish boy on a rival debate team across the city. 249 more words
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Thank goodness it’s Friday again and time for another Good News Friday installment.
My first item is quite astounding: archeologists have managed to recreate the floor of the Bet Hamidkash, the Holy Temple… 1,640 more words
Enslaving Children By Denying them an Education
We are posting this letter to the editor as an accompaniment to our articles on the subject of enslaving children by denying them an education. 1,153 more words
Rabbi Shimon Cowan and the “Facts About Sexuality”…
The rabbi who is the subject of the attached article from this week’s Jewish News is Shimon Cowan (son of the late former Governor General, Sir Zelman Cowan.) His extremist attitudes are the hallmark of the religious zealotry that often characterises the ‘born-again’ who either adopt religion or change their religious allegiance to (ultra-)Orthodoxy in middle adulthood.