Posts Tagged ‘bigotry’


May 2, 2014
By bethmordecai
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DAY 671: Some Issues Affect You More Than Others…

Dear Hevreh, Some issues affect you more than others... Personally, there have been moments when a particular issue -- whether in our community or in our greater culture -- stir up intense feelings within me, and I feel compelled to speak out on them. This past week, I have been riveted by the story concerning Donald Sterling's comments to his girlfriend about black people and the subsequent reactions to those comments. Perhaps it is because I am fascinated by how Judaism is portrayed in the larger culture or perhaps it is because of my love of sports (I thought about going into sports journalism before becoming a rabbi), but I I felt I had to respond in two separate ways. The first was[...]

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