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Is Religion a Good Thing?

Is religion a good thing? For the last few years, it has been a question that seems to loom over many of us. There definitely are sides. There are atheists and religious fundamentalist positions vying for their one Truth, and

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Nitzavim-Vayelech 5767: The Oven and the Gates

Deuteronomy 29:9-31:30 This week, in a double portion we have the last of Moses’ speech to the people. One very well known passage from this week’s reading is this one: 11. For this commandment which I command you this day,

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