Tag Archives: Evolution

Fighting Racism Starts in the Heart

My latest blog post for The Jewish Journal: When we think of relations between Jews and African-Americans, we naturally think of our proudest moments. And we should. Abraham Joshua Heschel marched side-by-side with Martin Luther King in 1965, helping America … Continue reading

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Pianko and Peoplehood

My new blog post for The Jewish Journal: Are we not one people, but many? Today’s Jewish population is incredibly diverse. World Jewry includes people of all races and nationalities. It includes “honorary members” such as interfaith spouses and children … Continue reading

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Is Jewish Peoplehood Passé?

Is it time for us to stop thinking of ourselves as “the Jewish people”? Are we not one, but many? Some influential writers think so. They start with what is obvious: today’s Jewish population is incredibly diverse. World Jewry includes … Continue reading

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The Real Causes of Violence

My new blog post for The Times of Israel: Today’s news tells of a thwarted terrorist attack in the West Bank. Then of another terrorist attack in Jerusalem. When religion turns men into murderers, God weeps. That’s Rabbi Jonathan Sacks in his … Continue reading

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