Tagged: Judaism

The First Jewish President?

The First Jewish President?

  If Bernie Sanders becomes America’s first Jewish president, it will not be quite as historic as Barack Obama’s election. But pretty close. Jews have a complex and confusing history. They have been essential to the...

Days of Introspection and Atonement Mark Jewish Holiday

Days of Introspection and Atonement Mark Jewish Holiday

I believe with all my heart in the power of redemption. That’s what keeps me going from one day to the next. I messed up in the past, and I will likely mess up...

Religion in Politics, the Unmentionable Divide

Religion in Politics, the Unmentionable Divide

It is a thundering irony that Barack Obama should be mistaken for a Muslim on one hand and criticized because of his Christian beliefs on the other. The thought came to me this morning...