Rami Shapiro

Faith and Practice

Postmodernity Means Jewish Transformation Will Be Local, Not Global

Rabbi Arthur Waskow called for the Jewish people to reshape itself into a movement for world transformation. Rabbi Rami Shapiro explains why such global renewal is no longer feasible or, possibly, desirable.

Faith and Practice

Enoch's Ascent: A Tale of a Jewish Angel

Judaism and angels? You bet. Like the boddhisattvas of Buddhism or Catholic saints, stories of human beings who became angels took shape in the minds and lives of our Jewish ancestors. In this excerpt from his newest book, Rabbi Rami Shapiro explores what the myth of Enoch’s ascent can teach us about achieving a God-centered awareness.

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