King, Heschel: Fast Friends and Activists

King, Heschel: Fast Friends and Activists

Ten days before he was murdered, Martin Luther King Jr. addressed the convention of the Rabbinical Assembly, the gathering of rabbis from the Conservative Movement (denomination). He came at the invitation of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel. The two men had become fast...

An Unflinching Voice Speaking to a Greedy Culture

Among my many books, and settled on my many shelves, are a number of writers whose work is a balm in Gilead – a tonic for the creeping weariness of spirits jaded by a world too much in our faces. Isaiah wrote some of his greatest poetry to a people in exile,...