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Abraham Joshua Heschel

Daily Meditation: Prayers That Change The World

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 12.18.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

A New Play on Heschel

Eboo Patel | Posted 08.18.2013 | Religion
Eboo Patel

Like all important works of art, Greer's play leads with story, aspires to beauty, and avoids didactic lessons. This is a work about history and faith, about how maddeningly long it takes for religious traditions to change, and about how inspiring it is that they do so at all.

Speak And Act As Prophets Did: The Teachings Of Dr. King And Rabbi Heschel

Rabbi Arthur Waskow | Posted 03.08.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Arthur Waskow

Forty years have passed since Dr. King and Rabbi Heschel worked and witnessed among us. Perhaps, like a biblical generation that represents a pregnant pause before a major transformation, we may be ready to act for a transformative rebirth in our time.

What I Learned About Social Justice From The Higgs Boson

Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater | Posted 11.27.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater

I don't often get to say that I feel like Moses, but I did at one point in the past year. There was a discovery made this summer of epic proportions, one that is going to change, we are told, the face of physics and perhaps our entire understanding of the universe.

Occupy Rosh Hashanah: Praying With Our Legs, Part 1 -- Big Banks

Rabbi Arthur Waskow | Posted 11.24.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Arthur Waskow

On Yom Kippur about 2,500 years ago, Isaiah walked into a crowd that felt good because (having fasted for about 18 hours already) it felt bad. He called out that merely refraining from food and drink was not the point.

Global Beat Fusion: Songs of Wonder and Planetary Grooves

Derek Beres | Posted 02.07.2012 | Entertainment
Derek Beres

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Words Of Wonder: How Jewish Poems Become Songs Of Praise

Josh Fleet | Posted 08.27.2011 | Religion
Josh Fleet

There's a boundary that must be crossed before a poem can sing its song. Read enough times, a verse becomes like breath, and the words flow within. Then, the music emerges, and thus the words ascend.

Rabbi Dennis Shulman: Battling an "Enemy of the Environment"

Simran Sethi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Simran Sethi

A portion of this interview first appeared in Heeb. Governor Sarah Palin has demonstrated that anyone can run for office. This is both good and bad...