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120 Rabbis in Congressional Record: Toward Peace or War With Iran?

Rabbi Arthur Waskow | Posted 03.15.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Arthur Waskow

The Rabbinic Statement on Moving Step by Step toward Shalom with Iran (initiated by The Shalom Center) has been placed in the Congressional Record by ...

Israel, Hillel, & Idolatry

Rabbi Arthur Waskow | Posted 02.16.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Arthur Waskow

Recent controversies within Hillel International, the "home" for many Jewish college students of diverse backgrounds and beliefs, have made public in a sharper way a profound spiritual issue confronting American Jews and their "official" organizations.

ReNaming God, ReNaming the Climate Crisis

Rabbi Arthur Waskow | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Arthur Waskow

For millennia, many readers of the Bible (including me) have experienced the moments when the Voice pronounces a new Name to Moses as among the moment...

Pros and Cons of the Health Care Victory

Rabbi Michael Lerner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rabbi Michael Lerner

Without that principle of "caring for each other" and without shaping the program to embody that principle, the Democrats decided to put "winning something concrete" over the idea that changing consciousness should be central.

A Passover Seder Haggadah Supplement

Rabbi Michael Lerner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Michael Lerner

For Ethically Sensitive Jews and our non-Jewish allies. (You don't have to be Jewish to create or attend a seder -- or to adopt the approach to spiri...

A Spiritual Guide for Economic Bailout

Rabbi Michael Lerner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rabbi Michael Lerner

This is the moment in which biblical ethics and the wisdom of spiritual traditions are actually more realistic than the plans of the capitalist economists.

Believing We Can Build a Caring Economy

Dave Belden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dave Belden

What are we facing, doom or possibility of transformation? My reputation is for seeing the glass half full.

Why Isn't This News? U.S. Rabbis Call for Gaza Cease-Fire

Dave Belden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dave Belden

A group of prominent liberal rabbis and other religious and cultural leaders have called for a cease-fire in Gaza. So far no U.S. media have considered it news.

Mad about Madoff: the Lessons to Learn

Dave Belden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dave Belden

If cleaned up, Ponzi-free, derivative-free capitalism comes out of Madoff scandal, then good may yet come of his madness, and of our system.