Rabbi Irwin Kula

Rabbi Irwin Kula is the President of CLAL, the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, a leadership training institute, think tank, and resource center. He is also the host of <i> Simple Wisdom</i>.

Articles by Rabbi Irwin Kula

History And Memory

The ritual of the first fruits provides an example of the tension surrounding forgetting and remembering crises and miracles in our history.

Through The Wilderness

The stage of journeying through the wilderness is an essential part of the transformation from slavery to freedom.

The Role Of The Tabernacle

Is the Tabernacle a sacred center of intense love or an outgrowth of our sins?

Political And Religious Power

The debate over how Moses killed the Egyptian has implications for the Jewish response to political and military power.

Obey God or Question God?

Abraham's responses to the destruction of Sodom and Gemorrah and to the command to sacrifice Isaac provide two conflicting models.