Editorials & Actions

War & Peace

Saudis Can’t Win Their War in Yemen

Saudi Arabia is embroiled in a war in Yemen that it can’t win. Saudi Arabia seems to have bitten off more than it can chew in Yemen. On March 26, 2015, the kingdom launched Operation Decisive Storm, a broad Arab-Islamic …
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War & Peace

EU Member States Take a Major Step Toward a European Arm

EU member states take major step toward a European army By Peter Schwarz 14 November 2017 The European Union has taken a major step toward developing the capacity to wage war in the future independently of and, if necessary, against …
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Global Capitalism

A Note From Germany

FROM GENDER TO JAMAICA by Victor Grossman, Tikkun’s Berlin Correspondant   It didn’t affect many people directly, but even small victories are welcome these days. Germany’s Constitutional Court just ruled that no-one should be forced to declare themselves officially male …
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US Politics

Sodomites in our own time

Rabbi Rothbaum presents a humorous yet actually very serious account of what it means to be a Sodomite today. Though we in the liberal and progressive world might immediately identify his description with the policies of the Trump Administration and …
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Activism

Watch this video of Rabbi Lerner at Brooklyn College

The President of Medgar Evers College invited Rabbi Lerner, editor of Tikkun, to speak to their faculty and students about the struggle for social justice. And the President of Brooklyn College invited Rabbi Lerner to speak to the faculty and student …
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War & Peace

North Korea: A Logical Path to Peace

  Jonathan Granoff, President Global Security Institute, UN Representative of the World Summits of Nobel Peace Laureates, and Ambassador for Peace, Security and Nuclear Disarmament of the Parliament of the World’s Religions, Chair of the International Law Section of the …
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Interfaith

Christian Theologian Gregory Baum 1923-2017 z’l –a great friend of the Jewish people

Tikkun author Gregory Baum was a powerful Catholic force for reconciliation and care between Catholics and Jews. We at Tikkun mourn his death. When the rabbis of the Mishnah wrote that the righteous of all people and all religions have …
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Culture

Eduardo Galeano: A Visit to Heaven and Hell

Tikkun is proud to share with our community excepts from Eduardo Galeano’s last book (Hunter of Stories). Galeano was widely recognized as one of Latin America’s most distinguished writers. A Visit to Heaven and Hell  Mapping Planet Earth  By Eduardo Galeano …
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Israel/Palestine

On Balfour’s 100th Anniversary, Time for a New Definition of Sovereignty, Independence and the Nation-State

  On Balfour’s 100th Anniversary, Time for a New Definition of Sovereignty, Independence and the Nation-State   by  Mark LeVine and Mathias Mossberg   November 2nd marks the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, the letter from Britain’s Foreign Secretary, Lord Arthur James …
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Christianity

The Significance of Martin Luther

Editor’s Note: We at Tikkun wish to join our allies in the Lutheran Church and other Protestants who are celebrating the 500th anniversary of the start of the Protestant reformation which began with Martin Luther. At the same time, we are …
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War & Peace

Tom Engelhardt on Osama bin Laden’s America

Osama Bin Laden’s America  Niger, 9/11, and Apocalyptic Humiliation By Tom Engelhardt Honestly, if there’s an afterlife, then the soul of Osama bin Laden, whose body wasconsigned to the waves by the U.S. Navy back in 2011, must be swimming happily with …
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War & Peace

How America Spreads Global Chaos

  Editor’s Note: The day before Haloween it’s traditional to focus on witches and goblins and walking skeletons and other scary things. None of those things can compare with the scare we can get by looking at the role the …
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US Politics

The (still) Hidden Injuries of Class

The (still) Hidden Injuries of Class by Rabbi Michael Lerner IT’S NO SECRET that the past several decades have witnessed growing economic inequality and deepening economic insecurity for a very large section of working people both in the U.S. and other …
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Questioning Everything

Editor’s Note: We at Tikkun are committed to building a world of love, kindness, generosity, environmental sanity, economic and political justice, and awe and wonder at the grandeur of the universe. Yet we know how easy it is for people …
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Islam

In France,another distortion of Islam:anti-Semitism and Family Violence

Editor’s note: though stories of this sort are used to foster Islamophobia, Tikkun insists that our readers be aware of the ongoing racism against Jews that is fostered by some in the name of Islam just as we insist that …
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