Articles

Fiction

Night Running

And so they ran, like lunatics, around the neighborhood, in t-shirts and boots, in the middle of the night, in the middle of winter.
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Judaism

Homo Moralis

HOMO MORALIS A Review of Yuval Noah Harari’s Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind and Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow Barry L. Schwartz      A child asked his mother, “Where do people come from?” “Well,” the mother said, …
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US Politics

Noam Chomsky on The Trump Presidency

(Editor’s note: Noam Chomsky at 89 is one of the great gifts to all of us who seek a world of peace and justice. Thanks to our media ally TomDispatch.com for sharing this with Tikkun magazine and the Network of Spiritual Progressives and …
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US Politics

Fighting Racism and Hate

  A lesson from Germany on eradicating a legacy of hate   by Martha Minow   EDU BAYER/THE NEW YORK TIMESA white nationalist carries a Nazi flag during a protest in Charlottesville, Va., Aug. 12. By Martha Minow   SEPTEMBER 29, 201 …
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Spirituality

The World Needs Repentance

Notes from the Jewish tradition that may be helpful to people in every tradition and to people who need to connect to ancient spiritual wisdom WHAT MAKES THE Jewish approach to repentance and atonement relevant to North American and global …
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War & Peace

Trump on the Warpath by Jeffrey Sachs

Trump on the Warpath Jeffrey Sachs     ||     Sep 27, 2017     ||     Project Syndicate  The US suffers from an arrogance of military power disconnected from today’s geopolitical realities. The US is on this path again, …
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Global Capitalism

Merkel Clobbered While Rightists Threat Grows

[Editor's note: the rise of the racist Right in Germany in the Sept. 2017 election once again demonstrates the weakness of a centrist politics whose only holy principle is compromise in order to get or hold power. Just as in …
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Israel/Palestine

Israel, Palestine and the Kurds

I cannot remember saying anything positive about Netanyahu in the past few decades, but in the case of the Kurds, I must acknowledge that he is finally doing something decent by supporting Kurdish independence. Yes, it may be for the …
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US Politics

Cherie Brown on Fighting Racism

FIRST DAY of ROSH HASHANAH TALK BY CHERIE R BROWN SEPTEMBER 21, 2017 It is an honor for me to be speaking today.  When David called me shortly after the events in Charlottesville and asked me to try and say …
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Israel/Palestine

Uri Avnery Calls out “An Authentic Jewish Fascist”

(Editor’s Note: Tikkun does not have enough staff to verify claims made by our authors on our website. So we have to trust the research done by our writers. In the case of Uri Avnery, the leader of the Jewish …
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Israel/Palestine

Arthur Waskow on Israel’s Multiple Denials of Human Rights

My Qualms and Self-Correction “Tshuvah: Till by Turning, Turning, We Come Round Right”  I have been having qualms about some aspects of what I wrote a few days ago in response to Rabbis Marc Angel’s and Uri Regev’s open letter …
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Many Americans Know Little About Constitutional Rights

(Editor’s note: All too often, people in the liberal and progressive world scorn those Americans who know little about their Constitutional rights or the rights of others. But actually it is more appropriate to respond with outrage at an educational …
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US Politics

How to Read Donald Trump

(Editor’s Note: Ariel Dorfman has been sharing his writing with Tikkun for several decades, so it is a joy to share this latest article, via our media allyTomDispatch.com . Dorfman was one of those profound thinkers who worked with the democratically …
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Environment

The Real Homeland Security Threat

[Editor's note: if after reading Juan Cole's article below you feel a desire to do something, join the Network of Spiritual Progressives at www.spiritualprogressives.org and  become active with us in seeking endorsements for the most comprehensive approach to stopping corporate …
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Israel/Palestine

Israel Update mid September 2017

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2017 An enemy image is a vital munition of war 1) A shooting in Hebron shakes the Israeli society The following article is due to be published in German by Internationaler Versoehnungsbund, the Austrian branch of the …
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