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Ruth Messinger

The Holiness Of Common Ground

Eboo Patel | Posted 07.21.2012 | Religion
Eboo Patel

Honestly, I hate the term "common ground." It just sounds boring. But all of my shaking and wagging has only ever succeeded in ending conversations, and sending people running in the opposite direction.

HuffPost Religion Round-Up: July 24-31

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 09.30.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Religious Arrests, the Green Buddha, Ramadan Resources, Hindu Service, Identity Fundamentalism, and the Best NASCAR Prayer Ever - It has been a busy week on HuffPost Religion

WATCH: Two Minutes Of Wisdom With Ruth Messinger

Posted 09.17.2011 | Religion

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N.Y. Rabbi Tapped To Lead Reform Jews

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Kevin Eckstrom Religion News Service (RNS) A New York rabbi with a reputation for innovation has been tapped to lead the Union for Reform Judaism,...

Judaism and Global Justice: A Conversation with Ruth Messinger

Katherine Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

Jewish sages say that if all the problems of the world were on one side of a scale, and poverty was on the other, poverty would be heavier. That idea guides us.

Obama Administration's First Test on Global Poverty

Ruth Messinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ruth Messinger

Responding to the increased hardship in developing countries caused by an economic crisis not of their making will be the first test of the administration's commitment to addressing global poverty.