How Interfaith Partnerships Can Enrich Your Own Life

How Interfaith Partnerships Can Enrich Your Own Life

I must admit that my first experiences with interfaith engagement were selfish. I was at the age when matters I considered as affronts to Jewish people and Jewish religion animated my outreach. Active proselytizing by other faiths during the 1970s seemed to me to be...
How Do I Love Numbers? Let Me Count the Ways

How Do I Love Numbers? Let Me Count the Ways

Human societies have a long and complicated relationship with numbers. We like to count things and then assign significance to the totals and the way we can divvy them up. Perhaps numbers are the last vestige of the human family (as depicted in the Bible) before it...

How Jewish Burials are Actually Green Burials Too

How much do we really know about Jewish burials? What effect are they having on the environment? Is this an important conversation for us to have? A few things really struck me from Richard Conniff’s recent opinion piece in The New York Times, titled “This...