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Rabbi Heschel

Coming Out as Jewish

Dana Beyer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

When I speak on coming out and bring in my own experiences, I often leaven the stories with references to Jewish law and tradition. In some respects, not only am I repeatedly coming out to these audiences as trans and gay, but I'm also coming out as Jewish.

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.

African Americans and American Jews: A Tale of Two Messengers

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

Juxtapose these two recent events that occurred on the same day a half a continent away and an ideological world apart.