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Health Care and some Chanukah cheer

December 16, 2009

Is there a Jewish position on the health care proposal?  Some people seem to think that Sen. Lieberman should vote in favor because he is Jewish:

Joe, Start Acting Jewish! by Lee Siegel (The Daily Beast, Dec. 14, 2009)

A Senator at Odds With His Constituents — And, Some Say, His Faith, by Nathan Guttman (The Forward, Dec. 9, 2009)

Some people even go as far as to say that his wife should lose her job if he doesn’t vote in favor:

The anti-feminist attack on Hadassah Lieberman, by Kathleen Parker (Washington Post, Dec. 16, 2009)

I personally find this nauseating.

And so, just to leave you with some Chanukah cheer:

Our Candles, Ourselves (Tablet, Dec. 15, 2009)

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