In an era when massive, top-down fundraising and programming initiatives have fallen out of favor, one such endeavor is about to be unveiled. Its goal: “bringing Israel to Jews and Jews to Israel.”
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May 1, 2014
Can Israel Reinvigorate Jewish Identity At Home and Abroad? A Major Initiative Says "Yes" — David Gottlieb
April 28, 2014
Yesterday, the Roman Catholic world and many other worlds celebrated the canonization of two new saints, Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II. Non-comatose readers ofSightings need no further attention to be paid to the details and the drama of the event: weekend newspapers gave attention to it on pages devoted to news, features, editorials, and more. And TV!
April 28, 2014
Yesterday, the Roman Catholic world and many other worlds celebrated the canonization of two new saints, Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II.
April 24, 2014
April 21, 2014
Do you know what “wonga” is? I didn’t, but my research assistant, Dr. Google, helped me learn. An Australian English word of aboriginal origin, “wonga” is slang for money in certain parts of Britain. Why care?
April 17, 2014
Online, radio, and print news is abuzz about Barbara Ehrenreich’s new book, Living with a Wild God, with the paradoxical subtitle, A Nonbeliever’s Search for the Truth about Eve
April 14, 2014
Holy Week in the Western Christian calendar is a time for Christians to confess their sins, ask for forgiveness, and seek to amend their lives. A billion believers will be doing all that in the five days ahead.
April 10, 2014
In the first season of the television series Revolution a show about a post-apocalyptic Earth where electrical devices cannot function Maggie Foster, played by Anna Lise Philips, carries a defunct cell phone in
April 7, 2014
April 3, 2014
On March 17 (2014), scientists announced new findings consistent with the Big Bang Theory.
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