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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 …

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Harrisburg, Pa. – The Wolf Administration recently introduced an initiative that will seek to produce nearly half of the state government's electricity through seven new solar energy arrays totaling 191 megawatts to be built in Columbia, Juniata, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, and York Counties.

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.

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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…

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Adventure awaits. “Morning has broken..., God’s recreation of a new day.” These hymn lyrics, penned by British author Eleanor Farjean almost 90 years ago, are based on Psalm 118 verse 24. We so often hear these words in the opening to worship. “This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoi…

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Like many Pennsylvanians, I have been watching with great interest the debate surrounding the future of nuclear power.  Proposed legislation currently circulating within the Pennsylvania General Assembly would require electric utilities to purchase as much as 50 percent of customer demand fr…

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 Many Christians have been celebrating Mardi Gras, and on Wednesday we will be celebrating Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent. This season of Mardi Gras is celebrated from the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple, February 2nd, until “Fat Tuesday,” the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. The h…