Spiritual Wisdom

Judaism

America Needs Repentance: Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and Atonement Are Not Just for Jews

Now that the Iraq war is supposedly winding down, America needs a period of reflection, repentance and atonement before rushing into more of the same mistakes we’ve been making globally and domestically.
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Spirituality

An Interdependence Day Celebration for July 4

Faced with July 4th celebrations that are focused on militarism, ultra-nationalism, and “bombs bursting in air,” many American families who do not share those values turn July 4th into another summer holiday focused on picnics, sports, and fireworks, while doing their best to avoid the dominant rhetoric and bombast.
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Christianity

Spiritual Wisdom for Easter: Affirming the Resurrection

From Peter Rollins on ways in which he denies the resurrection … and so do we all.
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Judaism

Next Year in Jerusalem? Passover for those whose moral compass has not gone dead

Here is a series of articles that may help you negotiate through the Passover holiday and the ethical morass facing those who wish to celebrate the holiday of our freedom from slavery without going dead to the reality of the Jewish people’s role in the suffering of the Palestinian people, today, right now, as we celebrate this year’s Passover!
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Judaism

Spiritual Wisdom for Passover: Seder Haggadah Supplement

I’d like to share an excerpt from the Passover supplement published in the March/April 2010 issue of Tikkun. Passover is not meant to be merely a celebration of the Jewish victory for liberation in our past, but is rather meant …
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Christianity

Kairos Document of Christian Palestinians

A Palestinian Christian appeal to Jews, Muslims, Christians and the entire world, issued in 2010.
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