Category Archives: Judaism

Interfaith Prayer Vigil Responds to Recent Tragedies

It’s been a grim stretch of weeks, filled with reports of terror attacks, police shootings, ambushes, attempted coups and on and on and on. The political cartoon in the San Jose Mercury News showed a woman carrying a newspaper filled … Continue reading

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Religious census shows changing face of America

Although the United States is still predominantly populated by Christians, significant changes are taking place in the number of followers of other religious traditions. According to a report from the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies, which does a … Continue reading

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Passing on the faith- more thoughts

In my note yesterday on teaching children faith in this multifaith era, I did not note that the article by Monica Coleman that was my starting point was actually part of a larger collection of articles at Patheos that are … Continue reading

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County Holocaust Observance Highlights Rescuers

“Rescuers were great people,” said Eric Rosenblum at the County Holocaust Remembrance ceremony on Tuesday. “Although the number of rescuers may have been small, they were giants,” because they refused to be small cogs in the machine. They took responsibility … Continue reading

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“Four Freedoms” interfaith Passover in Burlingame

Passover, the Jewish celebration of freedom that centers around the story of the deliverance from Egypt, begins next Friday, April 6. In preparation for Passover, Peninsula Temple Sholom in Burlingame, together with the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Peninsula … Continue reading

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Faith Shared

It seems that it’s been a while since I’ve posted here- and now that we’re into a slower time in the Summer months, I have time to catch up on some of what’s been happening. The Interfaith Alliance and Human … Continue reading

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An Imam Speaks on the Holocaust

At last week’s annual Holocaust Memorial service, sponsored by the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, Imam Suhaib Webb of the Muslim Community Association spoke of his experience as part of a delegation of Muslim leaders who visited Auschwitz together. … Continue reading

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