Unsure about how to be both a Buddhist and a Jew, Michael Stroud talks with well-known Buddhists who have found it fulfilling to practice both dharma and the religion of their birth.
As a Jew and a Briton, Henry Shukman had avoided all things German. But he said yes when asked him to teach at a zendo in the Black Forest.
Brenda Shoshanna, like the Dalai Lama, sees kindness as the heart of religion. She shares with us the kindness connecting her two faiths and the different ways they express it.
A spotlight of articles relating to Buddhism and Judaism.
Yuto is a healer of hearts; he’s Japanese, Jewish, universal. Leza Lowitz on letting this special child into her life.
Review of “A Heart Afire: Stories and Teachings of the Early Hasidic Masters” and “Without Buddha I Could Not Be a Christian”.
Fear and uncertainty mark our lives as we face our personal difficulties and an increasingly troubled world. Yet in difficult times we can also discover the love and vulnerability of the human heart, and so much more. Poet and Zen teacher Norman Fischer is our guide.
Claire Heisler talks to writer Allan Appel about Judaism, Buddhism, and the importance of the human nose.
Rabbi Niles Elliot Goldstein on the qualities we need to nourish in order to face the challenges of our life with less fear and more courage.
Diane Ackerman on the ancient tradition of meditation and mysticism that sustained two heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto.