Editorials & Actions

Environment

March for the Environment April 29–an appeal from Bill McKibben & Tikkun

An appeal from Bill McKibben and Endorsed by Tikkun It is hard to avoid hyperbole when you talk about global warming. It is, after all, the biggest 
thing humans have ever done, and by a very large margin. In the …
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Culture

Cataract Surgery Blues

By Raymond Barglow Last week I handed myself over to a medical team at Kaiser-Oakland that did a cataract surgery on my eyes.  My symptom?  I couldn’t see clearly, and no eye-glass prescription was sufficient any longer to fix the …
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Culture

Poetry: Love Letter to Syria by Laura Lauth

Love Letter to Syria  by Laura Lauth The bats cross and recross the dusk. What they hear is theirs to eat. Wind chimes admit the many worlds through. Our key lime comes to bloom. We’re living here in spring—a blaze …
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US Politics

Globalization vs. Planetization by Leonardo Boff

Editor’s Note: If you wish to be part of the movement to transform globalization to planetization, join our Network of Spiritual Progressives (www.spiritualprogressives.org/join )  and help us get endorsements form your local city councils, state legislatures and Congress people  for …
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Judaism

Passover and the Wisdom of NOT Knowing

  Passover and The Wisdom of “Not Knowing” by Estelle Frankel “Great questioning, great awakening; little questioning, little awakening; no questioning, no awakening.”—Zen saying Albert Einstein once confessed that he had no special talent and attributed his success as a …
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US Politics

Demobilizing America A Nation Made by War and a Citizenry Unmade By It

Demobilizing America  A Nation Made by War and a Citizenry Unmade By It  By Tom Engelhardt On successive days recently, I saw two museum shows that caught something of a lost American world and seemed eerily relevant in the Age of …
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Job Opening at Tikkun: Managing Editor

Tikkun magazine is looking for a managing editor to produce its award-winning print magazine and manage its lively online content–someone who is aligned with our goal of contributing to the healing and transforming the world.
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Judaism

Join Us for a Liberation Passover Seder on Tues. April 11 (2nd Seder night) with Emma’s Revolution

  Join Us for A Liberation Passover Seder on Tuesday, April 11 (the 2nd  Seder night) at 6:00 pm in Berkeley Special Guests: Emma’s Revolution Register now: www.beyttikkun.org/seder. Registration closes Monday, April 3rd We survived Pharaoh in Egypt–we can survive and even triumph …
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US Politics

MLK + 50: Toward a Year of Truth and Transformation

Martin Luther King + 50: Toward a Year of Truth and Transformation By Rabbi Arthur Waskow * Fifty years ago, on April 4, 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King spoke his most profound and most prophetic sermon. At Riverside Church in …
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War & Peace

Goodbye to Father–the enduring impact of fascism

[Tikkun magazine has no staff capable of verifying the accuracy of this article. So we do not print it as a story that we ascertain to be true. Yet we have no reason to doubt it, either. We know that …
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Judaism

Join us for a Liberation Passover Seder. With Emma’s Revolution

Join Us for A Liberation Passover Seder on Tuesday, April 11 (the 2nd  Seder night) at 6:00 pm in Berkeley Special Guests: Emma’s Revolution Register now: www.beyttikkun.org/seder. Registration closes Monday, April 3rd We survived Pharaoh in Egypt–we can survive and even triumph over …
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Israel/Palestine

UN Committee calls Israel an Apartheid State–Discuss

SUPPRESSING U.N. REPORT ON ISRAEL’S MOVE TOWARD APARTHEID IS DANGEROUS FOR U.S. POLICY—-AND FOR                                                     …
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Judaism

Shaul Magid on Levinas and Zionism

You can read this online at: www.tikkun.org/nextgen/shaul-magid-on-levinas-and-zionism Emmanuel Levinas, the Political, and Zionism: Michael Morgan’s Levinas’s Ethical Politics, a Review Essay                                  by   Shaul Magid, …
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US Politics

Andrew Bacevich on the US military strategy

[editor's note: Below is an introduction to Andrew Bacevich's article from our media ally Tom Engelhardt at www.tomdispatch.com] U.S. Marines are, for the first time, deploying to Syria (with more to come). There’s talk of an “enduring” U.S. military presence in Iraq, while additional U.S. …
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War & Peace

Lets Avoid War with Korea

[A note from our friends at Just Foreign Policy] Secretary of State Rex Tillerson recently seemed to suggest that a pre-emptive U.S. bombing of North Korea was an option “on the table.” [1] As the Los Angeles Times editorial board stated, such …
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