Elsewhere: Skipping church and shul, Boston organ minder, Learning from Lou Reed

Skipping shul and church: Christian and Jewish writers weigh in on the issue of religious non-participation. (N.Y. Times)

Organ minder: A Boston church’s organ has remained in working orderthanks to the efforts of a Jewish volunteer. (Boston Globe)

Learning from Lou Reed: The New York rock legend who died Sunday was a “prophet of personal resistance,” writes Sarah Seltzer. (Forward)

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