"...Among the most interesting things about these statistics is that there is no majority of opinion in any group about what constitutes the best possible response..."
"...Judaism is a ‘technology' about how to be human...It's...a methodology, a tool box that one draws on to become a more highly evolved, more developed human being. How to love more deeply, how to be in relationships that are more ethical..."
"...Instead of seeing Indians as programmed for poverty, we could recall that for Indians, as for all of us, with increased access and opportunity, comes increased responsibility. The problem is not that Indians are getting wealthier and better fed, as much as it is that the new foods which they choose to eat are not the right ones for people in transition from poverty to affluence. It's actually not so different from how America found itself on a similar upward spiral with diabetes..."
Janet R. Kirchheimer held a poetry reading at the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue’s Kristallnacht service.
"...Even more powerful is the fact that this station, which proudly celebrates its Jewishness, the Jewishness of the music and the artists themselves, is meant for anybody and for everybody..."
"President Obama's visit there has put India in the spotlight and among the things of which to take note is the surging scourge of Type 2 diabetes among India's 1.15 billion people..."
"Grab your partner do si do. The results are in. Bush turned the country to the left and Obama has now turned the country to the right. Feels like politics has become a square dance of discontent swinging to the right, to our left and then to our right seemingly not seriously dealing with any of the challenging issues facing the country...."
"...Religion is not something we check at the voting booth door and it would be oddly oppressive to ask people of faith to do so...."
"Aside from the obvious jokes about how crowded it can get when God joins us in the voting booth, many religious people bring their faith with them when they cast their ballots. In fact, how could it be otherwise?..."
"...Voting shapes the culture and society in which we live. For people whose religious beliefs are not simply about personal salvation or getting into heaven but actually have aspirations for how life in the here and now is shaped, turning toward their chosen tradition is a given...."