(RNS) — While, as Tom Petty sang, we don’t have to live like refugees, we do have to remember what it means to live like a refugee.
Author - Jeffrey Salkin
Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin is the spiritual leader of Temple Solel in Hollywood, Fla., and the author of numerous books on Jewish spirituality and ethics, published by Jewish Lights Publishing and Jewish Publication Society.
Religious professionals screw up in all sorts of ways. Forgive them.
It's not about how they hate us. It's about how God loves us. That is the lesson for Jews on Rosh Ha Shanah.
(RNS) — Note to Deadheads: There is a hidden link between Robert Hunter and Rosh Hashana.
Has Judaism become not cool for school?
The young women at Starbucks. The woman with the dusty windows....the stories that are part of my own personal Torah scroll.
Bibi got it wrong. "Our Boys" shows Israel in all its rich complexity.
Politically speaking, this has been the most dangerous week in American Jewish history.
We thought that we had entered a new age. We were wrong -- but the music is still great.
Americans can learn from the Jews: turn inward, and ask hard questions.
Under the trees and by the lake, we were creating a new American Judaism. Who knew?
American Jews — let’s not get played. By anyone.
“Have you no sense of decency?” No, he doesn’t. Some of us don’t have it, either.
It’s not just Holocaust denial. In some ways, it’s even worse than that.
Alfred E. Neuman was Jewish. Wasn’t he?