Tag: Jewish

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    “The people who weep before my pictures are having the same religious experience I had when I painted them,” said artist Mark Rothko. More

    June 17, 2010 | Comments

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    Some have said the nomination of Elena Kagan marks the passing of American Protestantism. Others celebrate it as a measure of how far the country has come. More

    May 14, 2010 | Comments

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    Benyamin Cohen has written a book about his year-long exploration of Christianity, and he uses what he learned to reflect on the meaning of his own Jewish faith. More

    April 20, 2010 | Comments

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    “It’s affixed and not movable, because that’s like God is—our rock, always there, always affixed to our hearts,” says Rabbi Tamara Miller. More

    April 9, 2010 | Comments

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    Passover’s ancient themes of freedom, liberation, and transformation are sacred to Jews and shared by everyone, says Rabbi Amy Eilberg. More

    March 26, 2010 | Comments

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    Rami Elhanan and Mazen Faraj are members of the Parents Circle-Families Forum, a grassroots group that unites bereaved Israelis and Palestinians who have lost immediate family members to the Middle East conflict. Together they promote a message of dialogue, reconciliation, and peace. More

    March 5, 2010 | Comments

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    At the center of Judaism, writes Yale University scholar and critic David Gelernter, is “a thread of ecstasy…the whole world, space and time and suffering and all, pulled together by triumphant jubilation.” More

    January 7, 2010 | Comments

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    As Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is celebrated, watch this wildly popular singer talk about spiritual searching, light in Jewish mysticism, and why “my life is not separate from my music.” More

    December 10, 2009 | Comments

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    Light, says the reggae-loving rocker, “is really a central theme in my music in general, in the story of Hanukkah, and in the spiritual process in general.” More

    December 10, 2009 | Comments

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    Set in 1967, the story centers on a Jewish physics professor in the Midwest, Larry Gopnick, who looks to his faith to make sense of his personal and professional calamities. More

    October 9, 2009 | Comments

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