Day: June 10, 2013

A quiet waiver for Pakistan from the Obama administration

CS Monitor: On Sept. 13, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton quietly, and without explanation, issued a “national security” waiver on conditions for Pakistan military aid. While in years past the Obama administrationasserted that Pakistan had made progress in combating terrorism, thereby meeting aid conditions set by Congress, that apparently simply wasn’t possible after recent events: Osama bin […]

The God I Don’t Believe In

Huff Post: Rabbi Richard A. Block. The most refined condensation of Jewish thinking about God is found in our liturgy, whose prayers address a personal God with whom we can communicate, collectively and individually. When all is said and done, there are three Jewish prayer themes: Wow! Help! and Thanks! […]