Eid Mubarak: Good Faith Around a Table

Eid Mubarak: Good Faith Around a Table

My wife and I had the honor of breaking a daily fast during Ramadan with Muhammet and Zuleyha Ali Sezer. Muhammet is the executive director and CEO of both the Raindrop Turkish House of Oklahoma and Dialogue Institute of Oklahoma. He and his family graciously invited...
The Other Dream of Martin Luther King Jr.

The Other Dream of Martin Luther King Jr.

Some words and phrases, once uttered publicly, become immortal. Dream. I have a dream. “I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed – we hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal. … I have a...
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...