materialism

Thankful for What?
November 1, 2001

What are your strongest associations with the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday—turkey and stuffing, family and football, a longer weekend to relax and plenty of leftovers? Most associate Thanksgiving with all of the above and, of course, with the story of the Pilgrims and the feast they shared with the Native Americans back at Plymouth Rock. Yet…

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Yuppies Before Their Time
July 1, 1989

  Steve and Bobbi Gorman thought they had everything, but when everything” was gone, there was room in their life for more. They are both Jewish. In fact, they met at a singles club event at the temple. She was 19 and he was 22. Steve recalls, “It was a real challenge to go out…

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The Faith of My Fathers
September 1, 1985
Author: Loren Jacobs

Perhapss Moses Maimonides grew up in a Jewish home steeped in faith. I didn’t. In the several generations since we left Russia for America, my family had departed from any deep faith in the God of Israel and His Word. Growing up in Chicago in the 1960’s, I was immersed instead in a humanistic, secularistic…

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