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What Christians Can Learn From Purim

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Purim is a Jewish holiday celebrated in the Hebrew month of Adar. Generally, Purim falls in mid-March in the Gregorian calendar. This year, it falls on March 11 and 12. Jewish holidays generally begin at sundown on the night before … Continue reading

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Is Hanukkah Like Christmas?

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Hanukkah is often compared to Christmas, but there are many differences between the Christian and Jewish celebrations. One key difference is that Christmas is always celebrated on December 25, while the date of Hanukkah on the Gregorian calendar changes. Typically … Continue reading

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5 Ways Superman Is A Jewish Icon

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It is a commonly known fact that Superman is a symbol of “Truth, Justice, and the American Way”, but to many Jewish Americans he represents something much, much more. As discussed in several recent NPR spots (which inspired the ULC … Continue reading

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America: God's Country?

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Should religion and politics mix? They inevitably will, but the question is where and how. A debate has been raging, a “culture war” has been decreed and some are asking themselves “what would Jesus do?” while others are completely ignoring … Continue reading

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NBC Under Fire for Not Being "Under God"

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Omitting parts of the Pledge of Allegiance during a US Open Broadcast creates a firestorm of fury from religious organizations. On June 19, 2011, NBC made a mistake they are sure to regret long into the future. During the opening … Continue reading

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