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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.

All Stories by Jeffrey Salkin

A Jewish case for not liking ‘The Sopranos’

By Jeffrey Salkin — October 18, 2021
(RNS) — When it comes to media stereotypes, how did we let this one have a free pass?

There are no opposing views of the Holocaust

By Jeffrey Salkin — October 15, 2021
(RNS) — What is wrong with these people in Southlake, Texas?

What Ted Lasso could teach clergy

By Jeffrey Salkin — October 12, 2021
(RNS) — A popular series contains hidden wisdom for those of us who work for God.

The thing about dead Jews

By Jeffrey Salkin — October 6, 2021
(RNS) — What is it about Jewish suffering that is so attractive?

How VP Kamala Harris blew it

By Jeffrey Salkin — September 30, 2021
(RNS) — VP Harris gave a nod to intellectual relativism. This helps no one and hurts us all.

When I became Jewishly woke

By Jeffrey Salkin — September 23, 2021
(RNS) — Jewish rights. Human rights. They go together like Russian on corned beef.

I forgive you. Especially you.

By Jeffrey Salkin — September 17, 2021
Why I am a Jew. It is about forgiveness. My Yom Kippur sermon.

I preached the Dickens about antisemitism

By Jeffrey Salkin — September 12, 2021
(RNS) — The antidote to antisemitism? Pro-semitism.

On the day they wounded New York

By Jeffrey Salkin — September 10, 2021
Twenty years later, and the smoke has not yet cleared.

We had to terminate a pregnancy. It was our sacred right to do so.

By Jeffrey Salkin — September 9, 2021
(RNS) — A sad memory brings with it a shofar blast of warning about women’s rights.

Where do sounds go when they die?

By Jeffrey Salkin — September 5, 2021
(RNS) — A visit to the Cemetery of Sounds. With the solid conviction — the sound of the shofar will not wind up there.

No parole for Sirhan!

By Jeffrey Salkin — August 30, 2021
(RNS) — Sirhan Sirhan was not just an assassin. He was a terrorist.

During the High Holy Days, ‘each of us is a cemetery’

By Jeffrey Salkin — August 25, 2021
(RNS) — How do we confront our losses during this sacred season? The final moments of ‘Shtisel’ contain the answer.

A great leader dies — and with him, a whole generation

By Jeffrey Salkin — August 17, 2021
(RNS) — Social justice or Zionism? One man’s career showed that they were infinitely compatible.

Afghanistan and the moral imagination

By Jeffrey Salkin — August 17, 2021
Yes, the Taliban agenda is evil. Any other questions?
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