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Why do some Christians wear ashes on Ash Wednesday?

Christians bearing the sign of the cross on their forehead today will be sharing a formal practice that dates back over a thousand years, and more than that – in a tradition that goes back much earlier.The Conversation

Hey Jews: be louder, be prouder

Our Jewish community, synagogues and organizations need to step beyond supporting LGBTQ people in queer spaces and genuinely celebrate Pride in Jewish spaces.