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Rabbi Allen Maller

Rabbi Allen Maller
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Rabbi Allen S. Maller was the rabbi at Temple Akiba in Culver City, CA for 39 years before retiring in 2006. Rabbi Maller is a graduate of UCLA and the Hebrew Union College. He has taught at Gratz College in Philadelphia, the Hebrew Union College and the University of Judaism in Los Angeles, and at the UCLA Extension. His website is: www.rabbimaller.com

Fasting For Holy Health: Ramadan and Yom Kippur

Jews and Muslims are the two major religious groups in Western Europe and North America that most noticeably practice fasting. The rules relating to...

Ramadan’s Peace Betrayed

Reading about the 90 people killed by a terrorist bomb attack in Kabul, I thought of a statement by Tariq Ramadan: “The month of...

Ramadan with two boys and a hungry king

Tariq Ramadan states that: “The philosophy of fasting calls upon us to know ourselves, to master ourselves, and to discipline ourselves; the better to...