David Evan Markus is co-rabbi of Temple Beth El of City Island (New York, NY), and presiding judicial referee in New York Supreme Court, Ninth Judicial District. He is past co-chair of ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal, and member of the ALEPH Spiritual Direction Faculty.
David Evan Markus
By David Evan Markus
Leave God Out Of Your Election Commentary
Roy Moore’s first words after losing his U.S. Senate election in Alabama invoked Psalm 40 for God’s control of the election. At the same time, my liberal friends and colleagues – who for years lamented “Bible beating” in the public square – jubilantly called Doug Jones’ election victory a “Chanukkah miracle” that “proves a loving…
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