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Looking to the Geniuses - A Jewish-Muslim Perspective for the Eid

Alon Goshen-Gottstein | Posted 07.17.2015 | Religion
Alon Goshen-Gottstein

These are not great times for Jewish-Muslim relations. In many ways, these are not great times for religion as such. There is so much bad religion around that we sometimes wish it didn't exist. It need not be so. It was not always so. Moments like holy times, such as the month of Ramadan and the concluding Eid el Fitr, are moments when we can imagine alternatives.

Passover: Love Is Revolution

Eitan Press | Posted 05.24.2013 | Religion
Eitan Press

When we become a servant of God, who loves unconditionally and gives selflessly -- when we align our will with the Infinite will -- then we see that the power of Pharoah is an illusion, the door opens for miracles and we become free.

Religion's Most Urgent Problem

Rabbi Shai Held | Posted 11.09.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Shai Held

Each of us, all of us, must ask: How do we build religious lives in which our care for others is intensified rather than attenuated? There is no more urgent religious question.

Heroes Of Hanukkah: God, Maccabees And You

Brad Hirschfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brad Hirschfield

What do we have in common with Judah Maccabee? A potential for heroism. In an age when people question whether there really are heroes anymore, Hanukkah reminds us that there are always heroes.