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Where healthcare meets Halacha

Thinking Theology

To some, these tidbits of Jewish law might be just antiquated statements written a century to thousands of years ago. But, for me — and I’m sure for members of other faiths — they’re a reminder that religious authorities believed providing for people’s needs, confronting unequal access to healthcare and alleviating poverty, is more than just a nice practice, but a God-given mandate.
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Film Fridays: Veil Pun Here

This week, Californians were at the center of the latest episode in the uncomfortable and seemingly endless debate about depictions of the prophet Mohammed. The question of how to depict the prophet and his followers — if you are to depict them at all — has been argued back and
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