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Religion

Voices of Faith: Does God want me to be happy?

Rabbi Mark H. Levin, founder, Congregation Beth Torah: The answer is unequivocally "yes." The Torah commands rejoicing on festivals (Deuteronomy 16:11, 14), and Psalm 104:15 teaches that God provides wine for human joy. But there are other sources of happiness as well.

Faith in Action

In face of violence, we should be our brother’s keeper

I was standing amid forty-four thousand people at Baltimore’s Camden Yards last weekend, about to sing the National Anthem, when the announcer asked for a moment of silence for the loss of life in Louisiana, Minnesota and Texas. He called for national unity and asked that we stand still for about 20 seconds before the Star Spangled Banner began.

Videos

Couple return from mission work in Turkey

Sun City Hilton Head residents Dick and Ann Tullie share an experience about security and the class they had to attend before they left for their mission trip to Turkey to aid Syrian refugees.
Wade Livingston wlivingston@islandpacket.com
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Couple return from mission work in Turkey

Hilton Head resident sees saintly image in a tree in her backyard. Do you? 0:57

Hilton Head resident sees saintly image in a tree in her backyard. Do you?

Where are Hilton Head Christian Academy grads heading? 2:44

Where are Hilton Head Christian Academy grads heading?

Muslim in America on the advent of Ramadan: A look at four families 6:21

Muslim in America on the advent of Ramadan: A look at four families