The mother of octuplets through fertalization treatments recieved when she already had six children is now accepting donations online.  In a recent interview the mother said: “I’m providing myself to my children,” Nadya Suleman told NBC in her first interview. “I’m loving them unconditionally, accepting them unconditionally, everything I do. I’ll stop my life for them and…

Today is the 200th anniversary of Darwin’s birth–and this year is also the 150th anniversary of the publication of Darwin’s “On the Origin of the Species.”  Even though Darwin’s discoveries are over a century old, they are still revolutionary to many people. The idea that random mutation and natural selection can explain the diversity of…

I love Special K cereal – it was my mom’s preferred brand when I was growing up (dad liked Shredded Wheat) and I continue to eat it and buy it for my kids. Two of them love it. But daddy isn’t buying it anymore.   When I heard this morning that Kellog’s was pulling their endorsement relationship with…

I got this impassioned plea in my in-box from Rabbi Arthur Waskow of the Shalom Center to support the house stimulus package instead of the senate. From the standpoint of all our religious and ethical traditions and communities, what the Senate did to the stimulus bill is a disaster, the exact reverse of putting “the…

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Michael Lerner

Rabbi Michael Lerner was a student and disciple of Abraham Joshua Heschel when Lerner studied at the Jewish Theological Seminary. He earned a ph.d in philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley and a second ph.d in clinical psychology at the Wright Institute. He subsequently formed the Institute for Labor and Mental Health where he did research on the psychodynamics of American politics, and discovered the immense hunger for "meaning and transcendent purpose for life and work" that became the hallmark of what he calls "a poltiics of meaning." Lerner founded and is Editor of Tikkun Magazine and Chair of The Network of Spriitual Progressives.

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