My Sit-down With Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks On Faith In Modern Times

An international religious leader, philosopher, award-winning author and respected moral voice, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks was awarded the 2016 Templeton Prize in recognition of his “exceptional contributions to affirming life’s spiritual dimension.” Described by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales as “a light unto this nation” and by former British Prime Minister Tony Blair as “an intellectual giant,” Rabbi Sacks […]

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A Jewish View On The Solar Eclipse

Being in the TV news business, I’ve been preoccupied with this week’s solar eclipse.  It not only makes for great TV (and price gouging on eclipse glasses), it also makes for a few Torah thoughts. The ‘experts” call this an extraordinary cosmic coincidence. But is it? The sun is 400 times larger than the moon, […]

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What I Love Most About My Fellow Jews

Too often, we see the worst in each other. This is true of all people and especially, and unfortunately, the Jewish people. We see the most extreme and negative element of the communities we don’t belong to while the more moderate and pleasant people among them hide under the radar. We often fail to see […]

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