Jewish Aleppo, Lost Forever
Joseph Dana, Tablet
The Syrian diaspora in Israel watches its once-vibrant ancestral home fall to ruin in the country’s civil war.
Republicans Are Wrong on Call for Gold Standard
Bruce Bartlett, New York Times
If the goal is to reduce governmental influence in monetary affairs and reduce financial instability, a gold standard would move in the opposite direction on both counts.
Government’s purpose is to serve citizens, Cardinal Dolan says
Catholic News Agency
Those seeking public office should remember the primary goal of government is to serve its citizens, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York said at the Republican National Convention.
5 Ways Pastors Can Encourage Working Men and Women
Yesterday America celebrated Labor Day, the holiday reserved as a tribute to American workers. This is a good time to discuss ways pastors and vocational ministry leaders can encourage working men and women in their congregations.