Interreligious, Quotes

A Day of Atonement …

Yom Kippur is one example of the way a religion can shape the emotional character of its adherents. I began to appreciate its power only when I came to know Holocaust survivors, the people from whom I’ve learned more than any other. After the war, by and large, they didn’t talk about their ordeal, deeply traumatic… Continue reading A Day of Atonement …

Interreligious, Quotes

I Will Not Let You Go Until You Bless Me …

It is true that if you read the Jewish literature and you read Jewish history, happiness is not the first word that comes to mind  ... And yet somehow or other when all of that is at an end, we get together and we celebrate ... And that to me is how I have always… Continue reading I Will Not Let You Go Until You Bless Me …