Articles by Rabbi Michael Lerner
We Can't Transform American Politics Till We Understand the Psychodynamics at Play
Rabbi Michael Lerner I’m republishing this article I wrote a few months before the 2016 election because it contains an analysis which is absolutely essential for anyone who wishes to participate...
The Staying Power of Racism After Charlottesville
Rabbi Michael Lerner Many of us spiritual progressives have been in deep grief for the loss of life of Heather Heyer, the woman killed by a Nazi fanatic who also wounded 19 other anti-racist...
Do You Yearn for a World of Love and Justice? So Do We.
Rabbi Michael Lerner and Vandana Shiva And we're going to create that world together.
Stop the Violence in Israel/Palestine
Rabbi Michael Lerner As we watch in horror as violence in Israel and Palestine escalates and there continues to be needless and senseless killings, we offer a prayer of love, compassion and...
A Path to End Racism
Rabbi Michael Lerner and Cat Zavis Racism is the demeaning of an entire group of people and refusing to see them as fully human in the way we see ourselves and those we deem to be “like” us. When we fail to see...
A Real Solution to Environmental Sustainability
Michael Lerner Only a sweeping Constitutional amendment can save us from a global environmental disaster beyond our imagination.
Mourning the Parisian Journalists Yet Noticing the Hypocrisy
Rabbi Michael Lerner As the editor of a progressive Jewish and interfaith magazine that has often articulated views that have prompted condemnation from both Right and Left, I had good reason to be...
Israel Has Broken My Heart: I'm a Rabbi in Mourning for a Judaism Being Murdered by Israel
Michael Lerner I've always been proud of Israel, but the brutal Gaza assault requires Jews worldwide to be honest, not nationalist
Celebrate Interdependence Day on July 4
Michael Lerner What would it mean for us to reclaim July 4th not as a celebration of militarism, but as a celebration of our interdependence?