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April 23, 1993 - Image 6

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iced any new carpet lately?

Rackman is correct in one
sense. The fear of many Jews
to enter into honest dialogue
is the fear of a hidden agen-
da among Christians, and a
response to the fact that
Jews are a minority in Amer-
ica. I have been amazed at
the difference in dialogue in
Israel as opposed to the Unit-
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Population, Jews in Israel do
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see it that way."
Last, and perhaps most
important, we need to get
past the idea that Christians
want to talk theology while
Jews want to talk about so-
cial problems. In truth they
are not separate items but
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