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These Are Dark Days for America

Rabbi Menachem Creditor | Posted 04.28.2016 | Politics
Rabbi Menachem Creditor

Step up. Do it because it is the necessary thing. Don't stop when this stage is done. There's untold damage being done, and, as Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav taught long ago: "If you believe you can corrupt, believe you can heal."

How to Really Apologize

Rabbi Joseph Meszler | Posted 11.04.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Joseph Meszler

Before you say you're sorry, stop doing the bad behavior. Trying to apologize while still doing the wrong thing is like trying to bail water out of your basement without fixing the leak.

Authenticity In A False World

Ari Hart | Posted 05.06.2013 | Religion
Ari Hart

Our world may feel false. But we can accept it. And in the midst, we can create spaces and relationships where we can be real. And even when the world is at at its maddest, we can remember, remember who we truly are.

Purim: How To Get Drunk On God

Eitan Press | Posted 04.23.2013 | Religion
Eitan Press

Purim is a radical embrace of the uncontrollable nature of life, celebrating the concealment of God through wearing masks, and the confusion of life through intoxication. With faith in the Divine, we go through chaos and transcend into something higher, into a place of Oneness.

Abraham and the Challenges of Iconoclastic Leadership: Genesis 12:1-17:27

Rabbi Mishael Zion | Posted 12.23.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Mishael Zion

Abraham's greatest feat, the cause of his success in the world, was his ability to be truly "one." Alone and singular in his focus, Abraham is cast here as a great rebel who is forever breaking free from the idols of his society -- the original iconoclast.

The Hasidic Jewish Party To Bring Redemption (PHOTOS)

Zak Bennett | Posted 09.11.2011 | Religion
Zak Bennett

The Na Nachs are a lot like your everyday Orthodox Jews, except they believe serving God involves blasting trance music, dancing on top of vans and painting their mantra on walls.

Why Holy Books Can't Really Be Burnt

Rodger Kamenetz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rodger Kamenetz

The ultimate Torah is not a physical object, but a holy manifestation of the ineffable. To draw the primordial Torah down into letters and words is a supreme feat all in itself. Even if no one ever reads it.