“For the small-time gains, this is really selling our birthright for a bowl of porridge.” – Rabbi David Saperstein

On May 5, 2014, the US Supreme Court issued its ruling in the important Town of Greece v. Galloway case. In essence, the Justices found no problem with organized, sectarian prayer being used to open town council meetings. Rabbi David Saperstein, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, weighs in on the degree to which this decision diverges from standing interpretations of Church/State separation – and the potential impact on our society going forward.

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SCOTUS Prayer Ruling: Rabbi David Saperstein State of Belief Radio Interview, May 10, 2014

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