Tag: Freedom

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    Rabbi Sharon Brous, founder of IKAR, a Jewish spiritual community in Los Angeles, says Passover is “the centerpiece of the Jewish moral imagination and the Jewish collective memory.” More

    April 15, 2011 | Comments

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    “The idea that it’s possible to move from slavery to freedom and from darkness to light and from despair to hope—that is the greatest Jewish story every told.” More

    April 15, 2011 | Comments

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    “If Libya is not clearly distinguished by extraordinary violence, then the president’s claim that protecting civilians is the primary purpose of intervening in Libya is very weak indeed.” More

    March 29, 2011 | Comments

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    “Something is changing,” says an Israeli sociologist, “and I don’t know, but I think it will come here. It’s very difficult to believe the whole Arab world will be in riots and Jerusalem and West Bank are going to be quiet.” More

    March 25, 2011 | Comments

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    As protests and rebellion break out across the Arab world, R & E looks back at the insights of scholars and experts on the compatibility of democratic values and Islam. More

    February 3, 2011 | Comments

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    The freedom Jews have experienced in America, says curator Josh Perelman, “also makes possible the ultimate choice, which is not to be Jewish.” More

    November 19, 2010 | Comments

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    Passover’s ancient themes of freedom, liberation, and transformation are sacred to Jews and shared by everyone, says Rabbi Amy Eilberg. More

    March 26, 2010 | Comments

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    Thirty-five years after his death, the nation is still coming to terms with the life of the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. Theologians, politicians, historians, and artists continue to discuss King’s legacy. More

    January 17, 2003 | Comments

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    The Dalai Lama was just 15 years old when the Communist Chinese invaded Tibet, burned its monasteries, and slaughtered upwards of a million of its people. Now, he is the spiritual leader of six million Tibetan Buddhists is and is trying to rally support for freedom for his homeland. He preaches compassion, but some of his followers wonder if his methods can work.

    May 15, 1998 | Comments