(RNS) — This rabbi knows that there are many ways to access God. Some Jews do it through the prayers of the liturgy. But, others get in touch with the sacred, and themselves, through the written word – a literary ladder to God, if you will.
(RNS) Jewish fundamentalists are often depicted as cuddly, harmless and quaint. But as Shulem Deen describes, in passage after passage, this is myth, not reality.