Resurrection, Revisited: Can the Synagogue Survive? Here’s how.
What the Pope can Teach Israel’s New President. Perhaps.
Amichai Lau-Lavie June 17,2014 I don’t go to church much. It’s more likely that you’ll find me at a synagogue. But there, also, rarely on a weekly basis. Based on recent research – I am part of the growing trend among liberal American Christians and Jews under 50 who are losing their religion. Or at […]
Paratroopers, Pope, and Hope: pausing to pray for Jerusalem
June 10, 2014 This past Sunday, Pope Francis invited the Israeli and Palestinian presidents to pray with him for peace. The day before, His Holiness tweeted: Prayer is all-powerful. Let us use it to bring peace to the Middle East and peace to the world. I wasn’t invited to Rome, but I wanted to be […]
Paratroopers, Pope & Hope: Pausing to pray for Jerusalem Amichai Lau-Lavie Jerusalem Day – which falls this year on May 27, was designated by Israel to mark its reunification of Jerusalem in 1967. It’s a day of celebration for many and of reflection for many others. I used to be among the celebrants, marching up to […]