How School Prayer Became Unconstitutional
Religion, spirituality, and Jewish life

How School Prayer Became Unconstitutional

School prayer is an unconstitutional “establishment of religion” by government. Allowing any child to walk out is not voluntary enough. Children have a special fear of being ridiculed by their peers

There is no war on Christmas
Religion, spirituality, and Jewish life

There is no war on Christmas

There is no war on Christmas, or Christian believers. “Happy Holiday” cards, despite what a few Christians say.

Rev. Jerry Falwell Made Us a More Bigoted, Polarized Nation
Religion, spirituality, and Jewish life

Rev. Jerry Falwell Made Us a More Bigoted, Polarized Nation

Jerry Falwell’s political legacy on earth will be a country fighting with itself over abortion, stem cell research, and evolution, i

My Best Passover in 35 Years
Religion, spirituality, and Jewish life

My Best Passover in 35 Years

The place Passover holds in the Jewish family is much closer to Christmas than Easter. Passover is as stressful as Christmas for all the same reasons.

Hanukkah: The Jewish Holiday that Falls at Christmastime
Religion, spirituality, and Jewish life

Hanukkah: The Jewish Holiday that Falls at Christmastime

There is no similarity between Christmas and the Jewish holiday that falls in December, except that both are festive celebrations with lights.

The New Rabbi’s Sexuality: No Controversy, No headline
Religion, spirituality, and Jewish life

The New Rabbi’s Sexuality: No Controversy, No headline

The Concord temple hired an openly gay rabbi. No one objected. So why was her sexuality a Page One headline?

Christmas Is When Jewish Children Learn They Are not Christian
Religion, spirituality, and Jewish life

Christmas Is When Jewish Children Learn They Are not Christian

Christmas is when Jewish children learn they are not Christian. It’s a hard lesson for young children to learn, and for parents to teach. No matter how loudly some Christians complain about a war on Christmas to win a few votes, or raise a few dollars or TV ratings, children are better off if we leave Christ, and all other religion-specific references, out of winter celebrations in public school, where children are a captive audience and have a special fear of ridicule from their teachers and peers.

This Preacher is un-Christian and un-American
Religion, spirituality, and Jewish life

This Preacher is un-Christian and un-American

Good thing Rev. Terry Jones did not carry out his un-Christian, un-American promise to burn Islam’s holy book.

Super Bowl Sunday Is a Nice Mid-Winter National Holiday
Baseball and Football

Super Bowl Sunday Is a Nice Mid-Winter National Holiday

Though the football in Super Bowl games is uneven, it’s a delightful, new national holiday in mid-winter, when people need an excuse for a party.

Fifty-six, four-oh-six, nineteen forty one
Baseball and Football

Fifty-six, four-oh-six, nineteen forty one

In 1941, the last baseball season before World War II, Ted Williams had a batting average of .406. Joe DiMaggio got a hit in 56 consecutive games. No one has hit .400 since, and the closest anyone ever came to DiMaggio’s streak is 44.

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