Rabbi Arthur O. Waskow
Rabbi Arthur Ocean Waskow directs <a href="http://www.shalomctr.org/">the Shalom Center</a> and is the author of numerous books, including <i>Godwrestling</i>,<i> Godwrestling--Round 2, Seasons of Our Joy, The Bush is Burning, </i>and <i>These Holy Sparks</i>.
Articles by Rabbi Arthur O. Waskow
Applying Rabbinic Law on Tzedakah Priorities
The rabbinic sages taught that humans should emulate God by meeting the particular needs of people in trouble. But how should one go about that today?
Sabbatical and Jubilee Years as a Social and Political Vision
Behind these biblical practices is a vision of how politics, economics, and relations to the environment should be structured that makes manifest spiritual concerns as well.
Tzedakah Collectives: Sharing the Mitzvah of Tzedakah and More
Making decisions about tzedakah in the context of a group can be a powerful force in both deepening our spiritual lives and building community.
History of Bat Mitzvah
The bat mitzvah ceremony is of relatively recent vintage, with the first American observance in 1922.
The Gentle Heart in Israel Today
Extending a biblical exemption from military service to Israeli refuseniks.
Eco-Kashrut: Standards for What and How We Eat
Incorporating environmental concerns into to the Jewish dietary laws.
Creation and Exodus: The Nexus
The Bible has no problem giving both cosmic and social reasons for Shabbat. Creation and liberation are tightly connected.