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Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Interfaith Affairs

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Interfaith Affairs

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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Our Shared, Sacred Earth: Reflecting on the Papal Encyclical
Posted on Thursday June 25, 2015

By Jenn Queen Combating climate change is a moral imperative. Faith leaders have been calling for better policies and encouraging better personal practices to turn the tide of climate change for years. This week, the Vatican released Pope Francis’ latest encyclical (a papal letter sent to all bishops of the Roman Catholic Church stating the […]

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What Is the Pope’s Encyclical and Why Should Jews Care?
Posted on Wednesday June 24, 2015

Today, the Vatican released Pope Francis’s encyclical titled Laudato Si, which roughly translates to Praised Be. The encyclical details a theology of “integrated ecology” – connecting care for the poor with environmental stewardship – leading many to call this an eco-encyclical, and Pope Francis the Green Pope. The document details specifically the human causes of […]

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Searching for Words After the Unspeakable
Posted on Monday June 22, 2015

By Micah Feinstein Charleston, South Carolina is a quaint coastal city where many families, like mine, head for a reinvigorating weekend escape. Similarly, a house of worship is where one goes to find solace in times of need. On Wednesday night, June 17, 2015, a single gunman shot through this idyllic safe haven, opening fire on […]

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