Tag Archives: Rabbi Arthur Waskow
We must resist White Nationalism and reach out in solidarity to the communities it attacks. By Rabbi Arthur Waskow | The Rag Blog | March 14, 2019 An old Jewish saying goes, “Why did God give us two thumbs? So … finish reading :
Facing two different forms of anti-Semitism
Here’s what we need to do: First, mourn. Then organize. By Rabbi Arthur Waskow | The Rag Blog | November 9, 2016 First, heartbreak and mourning. For the America where we thought at least a majority was too menshlich, too compassionate, … finish reading :
The election: Heartbreak and beyond
The Port Huron Statement that Hayden drafted, a deeply intelligent critical analysis of American society, became the manifesto of a generation. By Rabbi Arthur Waskow | The Rag Blog | October 26, 2016 REMEMBERING TOM HAYDEN Peace activist and spiritual … finish reading :
Tom Hayden, ¡Presente!
Why are there streaks of both blood and love in the histories of religious communities? By Rabbi Arthur Waskow | The Rag Blog | January 18, 2015 The murderous attacks in France last week have called forth a mixture of … finish reading :
Is murder a ‘sacred practice’ in ALL religions?
Harvard Hillel banned a speech by former Israeli Knesset Speaker Avraham Burg. The spiritual issue: Israel, Hillel, and idolatry The Hillel International prohibitions make the State of Israel, and indeed only one version of it, into an idol. By Rabbi … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Israel, Hillel, and Idolatry
Think out of the box. Digital art by Neho / deviantART. Act out of the box: Drop gas masks, not bombs Use the power of the U.S. in nonviolent, non-military, nonlethal ways to counter Assad’s (or the rebels’) possible use … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Drop Gas Masks, Not Bombs
People’s Library at Occupy Wall Street. Photo by David Shankbone / Flickr. NYPD apparently destroys ‘American cultural history’ More than 5,000 books in the Occupy Wall Street library were reportedly thrown away when police moved in to remove protesters from … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Burn Their Books, Mayor Bloomberg
A Declaration of Independencefrom Corporate Domination By Rabbi Arthur Waskow / The Rag Blog / July 4, 2011 We hold these truths to be self-evident: That all men and women are created equal, endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow: A Declaration of Independence from Corporate Domination
Do we rejoice in death? Photo by Matt Sunday / AP.Bin Laden and beyond:Addressing our higher selvesBy Rabbi Arthur Waskow / The Rag Blog / May 3, 2011 How might we appropriately address the death of a mass murderer? The … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Do We Rejoice in Death?
Marge Piercy’s ‘He, She and It’:Science fiction as prophetic vision By Rabbi Arthur Waskow / The Rag Blog / November 7, 2010 [He, She and It by Marge Piercy (Knopf, 1991); Hardcover; 446 pp.] Marge Piercy’s novel He, She and … finish reading BOOKS / Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Marge Piercy: Science Fiction as Prophetic Vision
“On Sunday evening, members of the Harvest Assembly of God Church in Penn Township sing songs as they burn books, videos and CDs that they have judged offensive to their God,” Butler Eagle, March 26, 2001. Photo from American Library … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Five Steps to Burning Books