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Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Interfaith Affairs

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Interfaith Affairs

Mitzvah Fatigue and the Power of Interfaith Climate Action
Posted on Wednesday July 29, 2015

This past weekend, I attended the Religions for Peace USA Earth-Faith-Peace Teach In with a group of my fellow young faith leaders engaged in climate justice work. The group included participants from a wide array of religious traditions, from Franciscans to Zoroastrians, who flew in to the Teach-In from as far as Bombay and Brazil, […]

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Recap: Catholic and Jewish Faith Traditions Call for Action on Climate
Posted on Thursday July 16, 2015

By Jennifer Queen Listen to the full text of the July 15: Interfaith Update on Papal Encyclical webinar here. Though Pope Francis may not know it, he and the ancient rabbis have a lot in common. As I participated in the Interfaith Update on the Papal Encyclical webinar yesterday, Rabbi Tarfon’s words, “it’s not your […]

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A Greater Fire
Posted on Monday July 13, 2015

By Rabbi Judy Schindler Two weeks ago, Charlotte’s Briar Creek Road Baptist Church was a victim of arson. It is less than three and half miles from my home. Their children’s choir sang at our Beth El MLK service three years ago and my kids were close friends with the kids of their former minister, […]

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Reflecting on Interfaith Issues in Israel
Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

By Joey Rosen On the plane back from my Year-In-Israel as part of my first year of rabbinical school at HUC-JIR, I had the privilege of sitting next to a man who had participated in a Christian mission trip in Israel. It was a pleasure sharing with him my journey that led me to rabbinical […]

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For more information on this issue, contact Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Liya Rechtman at (202) 387-2800.