Tag: Rabbi David Saperstein

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    “There were some bumps in the road” in Pope Benedict’s relationship with the Jewish community, says Rabbi David Saperstein, director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, but “they clearly were aberrations in a path that strengthened relations between the Church and the Jewish community.” More

    February 15, 2013 | Comments

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    We ask religion leaders what they hope for during President Barack Obama’s next term, including former Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey, who says, “If we can make sure that Israel has a proper nation with safe borders and at the same time allow the Palestinians to have their own state…then many of the world’s problems in terms of interfaith dialogue will be resolved.” More

    January 18, 2013 | Comments

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    “It targets one community, one faith,” says Naeem Baig of proposed legislation to ban US state courts from considering shariah. “It is to create this fear of Islam and Muslims in the larger society.” More

    August 3, 2012 | Comments

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    “We ought to pray here every day until Congress proves worthy of the calling of the nation to govern,” said Rev. Michael Livingston, director of the National Council of Churches poverty initiative, at a gathering of religious leaders on Capitol Hill. More

    July 28, 2011 | Comments

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    On December 14, religious leaders held a prayer summit and “Jericho March” on Capitol Hill to urge senators to vote in favor of a bill that would provide a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who were brought into the country by their parents and who go on to attend college or serve in the military. More

    December 15, 2010 | Comments

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    President Obama’s advisory panel of prominent religious and community leaders released its final report with more than 60 policy recommendations on issues including poverty, climate change, and interfaith cooperation. More

    March 10, 2010 | Comments

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    We ask several prominent religious leaders and scholars to tell us what topics they will be watching closely in coming year. More

    December 30, 2009 | Comments