What does it take for us to change our beliefs, and how is it tied in with our identity and community?
What job does ritual get done?
How can Jewish practice and culture encourage more playfulness, rest and hope?
How can we use our multiple, overlapping identities to connect better with others?
A conversation between Rabbi Geoffrey Mitelman and Dr. David DeSteno about how religious rituals are designed to help us find relief, connection and solace.
Hate needs a vaccine. As Dr. King Jr said, “the time is always right to do what is right”. Now is the right time.
People need tribes and culture – things that liberalism tends to dissolve.
Since they have diametrically opposed impacts on society, it is virtually unintelligible to link religion and race. However much this may be so, it would be ill advised to consider them radically disconnected or as always operating as opposing forces.
How do we build more a just and compassionate world during the COVID-19 crisis?
Right now we are living with communal grief, if not also personal grief. It is hard to see our holiness, but it is there.