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September 11, 2015  RSS feed

Local author tells story of historic breakthrough in Catholic-Jewish relations

With the 50th Anniversary of the Second Vatican Council’s document “Nostra Aetate” fast approaching, James M. Barrens, the former executive director of the Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies at Saint Leo University, has released a book, In Our Time – Nostra Aetate – How Catholics and Jews Built a New Relationship.  More...

A practical guide to Yom Kippur fasting

HAIFA, Israel – Just weeks before millions of Jews around the world begin fasting for the Yom Kippur holiday, Rambam Health Care Campus’ Director of Geriatrics Tzvi Dwolatzky, M.D. is cautioning Jews to carefully prepare before fasting, warning that without proper preparation, people increase their chances of falling ill as a result of the fast.  More...

On Yom Kippur, must we ask forgiveness for the community’s collective wrongs?

LOS ANGELES – On Yom Kippur, as we focus on our personal faults, how do we acknowledge those shortcomings that are more communal?  More...

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