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The Swerve

Recipe for a Renaissance

Rabbi Michael Knopf | Posted 12.27.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Michael Knopf

What can the American Jewish community, which has witnessed synagogues erode and disappear with alarming regularity in recent years, learn from past renaissances in order to empower us to engineer our own?

Innovation Key to Climate Change Swerve

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 11.04.2014 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

Climate change economics have shifted practices in every industry, perhaps most notably in insurance, agriculture and the military. For the first time, most Americans are experiencing the kind of extreme weather that my classmate saw in subtropical Florida. Now, the ethics component is gaining widespread public acceptance too.

National Book Award Winners - Revealed!

Posted 11.17.2011 | Books

The National Book Awards 2011 were announced last night at a ceremony in a downtown New York venue. Though the nominees announcement had been overs...

Who Won The National Book Award?

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 01.16.2012 | Books

NEW YORK — The National Book Awards ceremony, held just blocks from the Occupy Wall Street protests, was a gilded tribute to the 99 percent. St...