Jun 11, 2020
How do we build more a just and compassionate world during the COVID-19 crisis?
Sep 20, 2018
Amid the sweetness and celebration of Rosh Hashana, rituals like Yizkor and hearing the sound of the shofar open up access to emotions that we often bottle up.
Sep 27, 2017
In today’s society, ideas have transformed into identity.
Aug 3, 2017
How can the workplace and our other social institutions help dispel the myth that everyone is just in it for themselves?
Jan 3, 2017
The problem with empathy is that we tend to focus on what’s immediately in front of us, which means that we lose the opportunities to make a big difference.
Dec 22, 2016
Can religion — as a source of creative meaning — “inoculate” us against the fears that naturally arise?
Dec 13, 2016
We shouldn’t stop consulting traditional world maps, with their borders and demarcations. But we could probably all benefit from a glance at the Pale Blue Dot map, too.
Dec 7, 2016
What scientific and religious tools can we use to help us deal with trauma?
Nov 17, 2016
We are mindful of that web that connects all of us, and we will, God-willing, emerge to tread more softly, honoring one another in our shared human vulnerability.
Nov 15, 2016
When we join hands we do so with wounds still open.
Nov 10, 2016
Once I accept reality, I can begin to work on the world as it is, rather than the world that exists in my head.
Nov 3, 2016
If I shut the door entirely and write off and not engage with 40% of the American population, then I’m actually part of the problem.