Holidays and Red Lights: On Dayenu and Social Change

This week we entered the new month of Nissan—the month of Passover. The season of the Festival of Freedom is upon us. It is time to make our preparations for this physical and spiritual journey. We buy the matzo and special foods, we plan our Seders and special meals. And we think about the story …

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Whose Religion? Whose Liberty?

There is something seemingly odious happening to the concept of religious liberty in our country. Earlier this week, the Supreme Court of the United States heard arguments in a case about (depending on how you look at it) religious liberty, reproductive rights, corporate personhood or the Affordable Care Act. In short, two corporations—the craft supply …

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