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RNS-CT-Editorial: Christianity Today editor argues morally compromised Trump should be removed from office
(RNS) — Mark Galli, the editor-in-chief of the influential evangelical magazine Christianity Today, says that President Donald Trump should be removed from office. In an editorial on Trump's impeachment published Thursday (Dec. 19), Galli argued that even though Democrats have "had it out" for Trump since his election, the case for the president's impeachment — which the House of Representatives voted to approve to Wednesday — was convincing. By Jack Jenkins. 938 words. (category: a)

RNS-Germany-rabbi: New Reform rabbi in Dresden explains ultra-Orthodox traditions to German Jews
PARIS (RNS) — The story of a Hasidic New Yorker who was ordained in Israel and started over again as a Reform rabbi in Germany, sounds like a made-for-TV movie saga. But Akiva Weingarten's unlikely biography is true, and for the past five years he has settled into the relatively routine life of a rabbi in Dresden. By Tom Heneghan. 1,010 words. (category: i)