Debra Rubin

Debra Rubin is an author at Religion News Service.

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‘No Father’s Day’ campaign focuses on children lost to guns

June 13, 2013

(RNS) Fathers of children killed by gun violence are lending support to a campaign intended to show lawmakers not everyone will celebrate Father’s Day.

Congregations tend the soil and the soul with vegetable gardens

May 15, 2013

(RNS) Citing a line from Leviticus 25, “for the land is mine; for ye are strangers and settlers with me,” Chicago’s Robert Nevel spearheaded a congregational garden to benefit a local soup kitchen, saying, “We need to be stewards of the land.”

Library of Congress exhibit celebrates Jewish history, artifacts

October 30, 2012

WASHINGTON (RNS) A 19th-century copy of the U.S. Constitution in Hebrew, a 15th-century Hebrew book that had been censored during the Inquisition and a copy of
“Curious George'' in Yiddish are all part of a Library of Congress exhibit celebrating one of the world's largest collections of Jewish artifacts. By Debra Rubin.

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