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The Meaning of This Hour: Confronting the Coming Cataclysm of Global Climate Change

Rabbi Lawrence Troster | Posted 11.16.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Lawrence Troster

Climate change is one of the greatest moral disasters of human history, because the people who will suffer the most have been the least responsible for its cause. Those of us in the developed countries somehow think that we will escape its results, turning away from the hundreds of millions who will be caught in the whirlwind of misery that is coming.

Jaweed Kaleem

Hundreds Join For Yom Kippur Service At Occupy Wall Street (UPDATED) | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 12.07.2011 | Religion

Update, 10/7/11, 11:21 p.m.: Several hundred people showed up in front of downtown New York's Brown Brothers Harriman building for a candlelit, social...

Yom Kippur In The Canyon: A Fast Of Presence

Rabbi Yael Levy | Posted 12.05.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Yael Levy

Yom Kippur arrived softly in Elephant Canyon. Tall cliffs of red rock and yellow sandstone framed the light blue sky. The moon rose bright and clear. There was no one around for miles.

Rabbinic Rulings and the Rectal Route: Yom Kippur's Curious Path to God

Angela Himsel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Angela Himsel

If a caffeine suppository offers you a path to God, I say hallelujah. The end justifies the means.