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Images of the James Webb telescope lend a new meaning to this phrase from Ibn Ezra: “There are images of stars that step forth in the sky that never existed and were never known.”
I love the idea of the “nudges to the mind and body” that help us deal with life, especially given the challenging world in which we are living today.
Even if you’re deeply secure in your Jewish identity, Christmastime reminds Jews that it’s simply not easy to be a minority culture that needs to respond to the majority culture’s assumptions.
In her work with Interfaith Power and Light, Joelle Novey demonstrates how religious communities can use spirituality and look into their hearts to deal with contentious issues like climate change.
A discussion between Dr. Steven Pinker and Rabbi Geoff Mitelman on Dr. Pinker’s new book, “Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters.”
Our challenge is to avoid inventing differences that lead to the world’s disarray, while still embracing the inherent differences we all have.
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.