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2011-06-02 08:00:00

Unique Web Portal is Hub for Educational Resources from Jewish Social Justice Community NEW YORK, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Jewish World Service (AJWS), an international development and human rights organization, has relaunched On1Foot, its innovative web portal for Jewish social justice texts and resources. With over 17 new co-sponsorships from Jewish organizations across the world and a major expansion of available Jewish texts related to social justice themes as...

2008-07-05 06:00:14

By Helen T. Gray, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jul. 5--S ummer often brings vacation days, trips to flee the routine and extra "me" time. It can be a season to rest the body. It also can be a time to renew the mind and refresh the spirit -- through reading. But where to start? To help you, we asked people from various faith backgrounds to suggest spiritual, inspirational or religious books they think would be good summer reading. Their answers are paraphrased below. Our suggestion is...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'