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In order to understand Reform Judaism at its best, we can study the life of one person, Rabbi Leo Baeck.  Baeck served as a rabbi for the Jewish community of Germany before and during the Holocaust. As a prominent rabbi, he declined offers from Jews outside of Germany to help him escape the …

HARRISBURG, Pa. — While New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Massachusetts have provided medical liability immunity for their doctors treating COVID-19 patients, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has remained silent on the issue.

Over the past several years, there has been great interest and concern for people who are defined as religiously non-affiliated. My interest lies in the numbers of non-affiliated people in the United States who were identified in studies by the Pew Research Center.


Williamsport – Senior citizens are one of the most targeted groups for scammers. Reps. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union) and Jeff Wheeland (R-Lycoming) will host a Senior Scam Seminar on Friday, Nov. 1, from 1 - 3 p.m., at the River Walk Senior Center, located at 423 E. Central Ave., South Wi…

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are recognized by all faiths as the most significant holidays observed by Jews. Days after praying and meditating for forgiveness by God and humanity, the “next” holiday begins. This holiday is Sukkoth (Tabernacles).

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Recently, Montoursville High School and its athletic department have come under fire. It’s not a typical high school sports complaint of ineligible players or excessive coaches. Instead, this complaint stems from a team prayer held before the district championship baseball game.

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House Bill 1600 is attempting to bring sanity back to high school sports in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. After years of complaints from public schools about the blatant recruiting advantages held by private schools, the state government is taking action.

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If honoring our veterans is important to you, you owe it to them to inform yourself about current issues in Congress relating to the Veteran’s Administration and its ability to serve our veterans.

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Christians, Jews and Muslims share a relationship with Abraham who they trace back to the common link in their faiths. Christians and Jews track it through Isaac, while Muslims track it through Ishmael. Ishmael was the first-born son of Abram, by Sari’s handmaiden, Haggar. The promise of the…