Q: In my local newspaper today, there were articles about Jared Loughner, who shot and killed 6 people and wounded 12 more in Arizona in 2011, and James Holmes, who shot and killed 12 people and wounded another 58 in a Colorado movie theater last ...
Q: Two of your last columns are tied together in my mind. A: In Orthodox Judaism, women cannot be rabbis, cannot read from the Torah scroll, cannot be counted in a prayer service, and cannot sit in mixed seating with men. I'm on your side.
Q: My wife and I had a discussion last night concerning the different time periods we actually celebrate Easter. A: Yours is a valid and fascinating question with a complicated answer.
Thank you, dear readers, for your many kind comments on my column welcoming Pope Francis to the world of healing and hope.
I've received many requests from readers for my views on the papal conclave now meeting in Rome. I pray that the cardinals will choose a pope who loves people as much as he loves God.
I recently had the honor of speaking to the Fellowship of Christians and Jews in Palm Beach, Fla.