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Rabbi David Wolpe’s invoking our weekly greeting of the Sabbath Bride is indeed inspiring, reminding us how important intangible, non-material things are to “give life its purpose and beauty” (“The Evidence Of Things Not Seen,” Musings, April 27).

However, whoever composed the headline to Rabbi Wolpe’s message felt it appropriate to use a phrase from the Christian New Testament, the beginning of the 11th chapter of the “Epistle to the Hebrews.” In all the wealth of Jewish sources accumulated over millennia, could not a Jewish phrase — biblical, Talmudic, kabbalistic, chasidic — be found to head up a Jewish spiritual article by a rabbi in a Jewish newspaper?

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