Arthur Waskow




Stories by Arthur Waskow
Bin Laden & Beyond

How might we appropriately address the death of a mass murderer? The Torah describes Moses and Miriam leading the ancient … Continued

Egypt’s pharaohs and living Exodus

Every year at Passover, Jews recall the story of an ancient Egyptian ruler who oppressed his people and was overthrown … Continued

Beyond this election: tears to wter the wellsprings of new life

Pope Benedict XVI and Catholic Cardinal-designate Raymond Burke both recently characterized voting as a moral act with spiritual consequences. The … Continued

“Justice Still Denied” — My mini-sermon at Lincoln Memorial “One Nation” Service

I was asked by the organizers of yesterday’s ”One America Working Together,” rally at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington to give … Continued

All traditions teach against violence

In a recent Wall Street Journal article, terrorism analyst Evan Kohlmann said that anti-Muslim rhetoric in America is bad news … Continued

Mosques in America: Rabbi Hillel, George Washington, & my grandma

When I look for teachings to guide Jewish thought and action toward the plans for a cultural center in Lower … Continued

Support Mosque at Tip of Manhattan, Urge ADL to change its Stance

For months, in New York City there has been a boiling controversy over plans to build a peace-committed mosque and … Continued

Report:Pro-Earth/ Tisha B’Av rally, US Capitol, July 20

About 200 people took part in a unique fusion of political rally, multireligious prayer, and Tisha b’Av observance at noon … Continued

Terrorists who falsely claim justification in Islam

What should we call terrorists, some of whom claim to be motivated by their religion? Can one be an Islamic … Continued

OYL! — Corruption, the Spirit, the Earth and us

Three months! — and it is even clearer now we are facing not an oil “spill” in the Gulf, the … Continued