Browsing All posts tagged under »spirituality«

Arthur Green on Abraham Joshua Heschel and Hasidism

January 15, 2012


Rabbi Jeff Marker’s synopsis of Arthur Green’s talk on Abraham Joshua Heschel and Hasidism. “For Heschel the most significant mitzvot are Feeding the poor, ending war, marching with MLK. These are spiritual acts, not just political. These are the acts for which we were created.   “Heschel’s God was very personal, but we must do […]

Hope Will Find You: Rabbi Naomi Levy on Faith and her Child’s Condition – TIME

October 8, 2010


Read the interview on And then Noa corrected herself. She said, “No, Mom, hope will find you.” I gasped when Noa said “hope will find you.” I lost my breath. Because I had been trying for so long to hold onto hope or to grasp for hope, but my wise child was telling me […]

Gary and Judy Simon, an oral history of a Jewish-American Marriage

July 2, 2010


via To read the article click here

City secrets: Shacharit Yoga Series, Jewish yoga on the way to work or school

June 24, 2010


via To read the article click here Readers of this column are aware that Jewish yoga and/or meditation are offered at several venues in New York, usually in the evening (see one of tonight’s events in my previous article). Now The Jewish Meditation Center of Brooklyn is offering an opportunity to do Jewish yoga […]

Late June NYC Jewish culture events (thanks again to Ruth Kaufman)

June 21, 2010


The bottom third of June is full of events of interest to NYC Jews.

The Jewish-American Marriage Oral History Project: interview: Mindi Wernick and Malkie Grozalsky

June 10, 2010


via To read the interview click here In Monday’s article I introduced the The Jewish-American Marriage Oral History Project. In honor of Brooklyn Pride’s 14th Annual Pride Celebration this week the first Jewish-American couple whose interview will appear in this column is a Brooklyn lesbian couple, Mindi Wernick and Malkie Grozalsky, whom I interviewed […]

Early April NY Jewish culture events

April 1, 2010


via To read the article click here Music, meditation, authors, and a Kinky Seder.

David Gregory: Making room for the spiritual

February 20, 2009


The View From Here: Making room for the spiritual

2004 ‘God Factor’ Interview With Barack Obama (Thanks, Brian)

November 14, 2008


2004 ‘God Factor’ Interview With Barack Obama I was born in Hawaii where obviously there are a lot of Eastern influences. I lived in Indonesia, the largest Muslim country in the world, between the ages of six and 10. My father was from Kenya, and although he was probably most accurately labeled an agnostic, his […]

My result for The Non-dual Polymorphic Perversity Test

November 3, 2008


Your result for The Non-dual Polymorphic Perversity Test… Mahasiddha I’m 96% Polymorphically Perverse! You spent the first half of your sexual career experimenting, and your skills are way beyond the commonplace. But you are just too damn smart to wholly believe that technique and debauchery alone constitute a reliable path to integration. And you’re right, […]