The classic model of the one brave charismatic leader—usually a man—may be convenient for media, but it is the wrong model.
It would take a slimy culture of infinitesimally small bacteria and yeast and the magic of fermentation to transform plain old tea into the elixir I was looking for.
On Bloody Sunday, Jewish activists joined 70,000 people as they marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge. For many, it was both a historic and a holy moment.
Nate Silver claims that data-driven journalism trumps everything. Elissa Strauss thinks Jewish tradition as explained by Abraham Joshua Heschel offers a pretty good rebuke.
Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel was virtually synonymous with civil rights and a close friend of Martin Luther King. Why did he miss the March on Washington?
On the anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, a look back at his partnership with Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel.
Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907-1972) was a fascinating individual. Too bad Colin Greer’s play, “Imagining Heschel,” is such a yawn.
Singer Basya Schechter is not some naive Jewish singer doing a world music mash-up. Her latest release is a collection of Yiddish songs that showcase her distinctive sound.
In what is the closest he will probably ever come to an apology, Al Sharpton (onetime firebrand turned soon-to-be MSNBC host) writes in today’s Daily News about his conduct during the Crown Heights riots that “our language and tone sometimes exacerbated tensions and played to the extremists rather than raising the issue of the value of this young man whom we were so concerned about.”