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Holocaust 'hero' Sir Nicholas Winton dies aged 106 - BBC News

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Every year in a topic about suffering and faith my yr9s and I watch a documentary about Nicholas Winton. Every year they ask if he’s still alive and this afternoon I said yes for the last time. 55 more words

Religion

40 Questions For Christians Now Waving a Rainbow Flag

Kevin DeYoung at Gospel coalition is asking these questions of queer Christians and their allies. There are obvious problems with interrogating these Christians, as if the onus is on queer people to defend their position, when one could easily respond by interrogating DeYoung: why do you advocate a position of marginalizing and oppressing (at least in effect if not intentionally) populations of gender and sexual minorities because you don’t agree with them? 2,945 more words

Gender And Sexuality

Sir Nicholas Winton, "Britain's Schindler," has died at 106

Sir Nicholas Winton, who organized the rescue and rehoming of nearly 700 mostly Jewish children out of Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia, has died at an astounding 106 years of age, … 343 more words

Gay Marriage and the End of Days

This past week’s decision by the Supreme Court has triggered deep division in our nation. Some were jubilant in celebration over new rights granted to friends and family while others openly lamented the Court’s ruling and departure from the traditional definition of marriage. 1,256 more words

Did You Know Coincidences DO Exist?

Ok, so actually, I don’t believe in the exact term “coincidences.”

But, coming to Israel, I realize now I was kind of on a search for a “sign” of something to believe in. 741 more words

Saperstein to discuss diversity of Jewish thought

Marc Saperstein is speaking in the middle of the week, but he wants his audience to think about the end — the end of days, that is. 647 more words

Chautauqua Institution

Daily Mitzvot

I learned about mitzvot at a very young age. A mitzvah (plural: mitzvot) is Hebrew for “good deed,” or “commandment,” as in, God commands His people to perform good deeds throughout their lives. 697 more words

Eating Disorder Recovery