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Weather or Not to Vote

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Mon, October 29 2012

Weather or Not to Vote

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I just spoke with my dad in western Massachusetts. He and my mom are praying that hurricane Sandy doesn't cause too much damage or take any lives.

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Rabbi Rami Shapiro is an award-winning author, essayist, poet, and teacher. His column, "Roadside Assistance for the Spiritual Traveler," appears bimonthly in Spirituality & Health magazine. His newest book is "Rabbi Rami Guides: God"

Bra is Great

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Rabbi Rami: Bra is Great
Sun, October 28 2012

Bra is Great

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Sooraya Graham, a devout Muslim and an art student in British Columbia, took a photo of a woman draped in niqab and abaya (face veil and full-body covering), folding a bra while doing her laundry.

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Rabbi Rami Shapiro is an award-winning author, essayist, poet, and teacher. His column, "Roadside Assistance for the Spiritual Traveler," appears bimonthly in Spirituality & Health magazine. His newest book is "Rabbi Rami Guides: God"

Why Vote?

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Why Vote?
Fri, September 21 2012

Why Vote?

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I just read that House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) vowed today not to raise taxes on the rich even if President Obama wins in November. So why vote?

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Rabbi Rami Shapiro is an award-winning author, essayist, poet, and teacher. His column, "Roadside Assistance for the Spiritual Traveler," appears bimonthly in Spirituality & Health magazine. His newest book is "Rabbi Rami Guides: God"

Mrs. Jesus

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Mrs. Jesus
Thu, September 20 2012

Mrs. Jesus

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What is it with these Coptic Christians? Last week one them started a murderous global protest with his asinine and offensive “movie” about the Prophet Mohammad (PUH), and now Harvard Divinity School professor Karen L.

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Rabbi Rami Shapiro is an award-winning author, essayist, poet, and teacher. His column, "Roadside Assistance for the Spiritual Traveler," appears bimonthly in Spirituality & Health magazine. His newest book is "Rabbi Rami Guides: God"

What I Want for My Grandchildren

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What I Want for My Grandchildren
Wed, September 19 2012

What I Want for My Grandchildren

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I received an interesting questionnaire while I was away in India. I’m sharing my responses with you here as an invitation for you to share your own with us as well.

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Rabbi Rami Shapiro is an award-winning author, essayist, poet, and teacher. His column, "Roadside Assistance for the Spiritual Traveler," appears bimonthly in Spirituality & Health magazine. His newest book is "Rabbi Rami Guides: God"

Peace & Harmony vs. Reality

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Peace & Harmony vs. Reality
Thu, September 13 2012

Peace & Harmony vs. Reality

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I'm in India as part of a Peace & Harmony conference in honor of the 150th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's birth.

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Rabbi Rami Shapiro is an award-winning author, essayist, poet, and teacher. His column, "Roadside Assistance for the Spiritual Traveler," appears bimonthly in Spirituality & Health magazine. His newest book is "Rabbi Rami Guides: God"

Death of My Teacher Bonia Shur

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Wed, September 05 2012

Death of My Teacher Bonia Shur

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One of my dearest teachers died last Thursday. His name was Bonia Shur, and he was Director of Liturgical Arts at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR).

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Rabbi Rami Shapiro is an award-winning author, essayist, poet, and teacher. His column, "Roadside Assistance for the Spiritual Traveler," appears bimonthly in Spirituality & Health magazine. His newest book is "Rabbi Rami Guides: God"

Random Reactions to the RNC

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Random Reactions to the Republican National Convention
Thu, August 30 2012

Random Reactions to the RNC

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As the election season rolls on I become more jaded. I am troubled most by the absence of truth in our politics. Facts don’t matter in America anymore. Truth doesn’t matter in America any more.

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Rabbi Rami Shapiro is an award-winning author, essayist, poet, and teacher. His column, "Roadside Assistance for the Spiritual Traveler," appears bimonthly in Spirituality & Health magazine. His newest book is "Rabbi Rami Guides: God"

God Always Answers Our Prayers

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Tue, August 07 2012

God Always Answers Our Prayers

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God always answers our prayers. Sometimes the answer is “no.” You’ve probably heard this said dozens if not hundreds of times. It’s God’s “Get Out of Jail Free” card.

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Rabbi Rami Shapiro is an award-winning author, essayist, poet, and teacher. His column, "Roadside Assistance for the Spiritual Traveler," appears bimonthly in Spirituality & Health magazine. His newest book is "Rabbi Rami Guides: God"

Free Pray State

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Mon, August 06 2012

Free Pray State

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Missourians vote tomorrow to save prayer in the public square.

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Rabbi Rami Shapiro is an award-winning author, essayist, poet, and teacher. His column, "Roadside Assistance for the Spiritual Traveler," appears bimonthly in Spirituality & Health magazine. His newest book is "Rabbi Rami Guides: God"

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