Stephen Wise was a Jewish American rabbi passionate about Jewish affairs and survival, working class people, the poor, and victims of discrimination.
Henrietta Szold founded Hadassah, a Jewish Zionist organization, whose hospital in Jerusalem is the premier medical institution in Israel & the Middle East.
By contributing writer ROBERT BRUTTELL The angels declare it from above … The music of Leonard Cohen has struck at a deep place in me for many years. His hauntingly sensuous “Suzanne” takes me down to her place by the river every time the words run through my head. It suggests a place of abiding […]
Profile of Matthew Paul Miller, a Jewish musician known by his Hebrew name Matisyahu or “Gift of God” who weaves together reggae, rock, and hip hop music.
Peacemaker and author Daniel Buttry profiles Leonard Bernstein’s conducting of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony in the “Freedom Concert” in Berlin in 1989.
Abraham Joshua Heschel was an American Rabbi and leading Jewish theologian. He was involved in issues of social justice, primarily the Civil Rights Movement.
Peacemaker and writer Paul Dekar profiles Daniel Barenboim, a Jewish Argentine-born pianist and conductor, in a series for Interfaith Peacemakers Month.
Peacemake Paul Dekar profiles Interfaith Peacemaker Victor Frankl, psychiatrist and author who wrote Man’s Search for Meaning after surviving the Holocaust.
Journalist David Crumm, Editor of ReadTheSpirit online magazine, writes about the Nobel Prize-winning poet Joseph Brodsky as an interfaith peacemaker.
Peacemaker and author Daniel Buttry writes about the life of Etty Hillesum, a chapter from his book Interfaith Heroes.