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For Jewish Mormons, Hybrid Identity Seen As No Contradiction

02/24/2016 - 11:30

Salt Lake City – Phyllis Miller’s experience growing up in Southern California wasn’t much different from that of many American Jews.

A statue of Brigham Young at the Mormon Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah. JTA

Mormon Posthumous Baptism, Again

02/13/2012 - 19:00

The perennial controversy over the Mormon Church performing posthumous proxy baptisms on Jews is not only back in the news this week, but highlighting two people who are iconic symbols in their respective religions.

On Tuesday, Elie Wiesel, the Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace laureate, called on Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney to urge his fellow church leaders to stop performing the proxy baptisms.

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