|On Being A Paradox Jew||Some three and a half months ago we read in Parashat Ki Tisa about the two tablets containing the Aseret HaDibrot (Ten Commandments) that were smashed by Moshe Rabbenu on the bare rock of Har ...|
|Sukkot: Yom Kippur's Counterbalance||Imagine Yom Kippur, the synagogue packed for the holiest day of the year. The anticipation of the day is upon everyone as they take their seats. But suppose something different occurs: Mahzorim for Sukkot are ...|
|In the Land of Green Zionism||
Rabbi Michael Cohen of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies makes the case for a Reconstructionist presence at the World Zionist Organization, in order to promote environmental consciousness in Israel. Reconstructionism Today V.10 no.2, Winter 2002-2003, p.22
|Why A Palestinian State Is Essential||
Rabbi Michael Cohen reflects on Israel's future in the fall of 2014.