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Communal Spirituality: Finding Holiness in Others

April 1, 2014

Rabbi Arthur Green provides a beautiful expression of the spiritual life, a paradigm of the spiritual human being, where almost all of the basic foundations of Judaism — Torah, Sinai, Creation, Exodus from Egypt, and God — come alive with joy and passion. Our kabbalistic tradition teaches that God, the Jewish people (Yisrael), and Torah More »

Sneaking Into Our Busy Lives

May 1, 2013

I recently attended the funeral of Jonylah Watkins, a 6-month-old girl gunned down in March by a gang member in Chicago. Throughout the funeral, I heard people shout out, “Thank Jesus,” “Praise the Lord,” and “Hallelujah.” The funeral was filled with an unconditional love of God, and for such a tragic event, it was uplifting More »