To me, this beautiful quote from the late, great Maya Angelou, encapsulates so much of the tension in Orthodox Judaism today.
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Orthodoxy should stop going down the rabbit hole of Talmudic reasoning and should focus on the broader message to the world. That’s an unexpected lesson from the poet Maya Angelou.
Maya Angelou, who has died at 86, was a celebrated poet, author, and chronicler of the African-American experience. She also had several memorable interactions with the Jewish world.
Masha Leon recalls meeting Maya Angelou 24 years ago. The late poet charmed, amused and pricked consciences with her stories about the triumph and pain of being black in America.