The First Black Female Rabbi!

Talk about teaching old dogs new tricks. CNN reports, that Alysa Stanton will next month walk into history: She’ll become the first African-American woman ever to be ordained as a rabbi and the first African-American rabbi to lead a majority white congregation, according to the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Stanton grew up in [Read More…]

Dawkins, Hitchens and All Things Militant

Shmuley Boteach (who calls himself America’s Rabbi) has written a scathing article for the Jerusalem Post entitled, “No Holds Barred: Atheists gain strength from religious intolerance.” He begins by referencing American Religious Identification Survey which found 15% of the US population declared themselves as having no religion. Here’s his reasons why: [Read more…]