Artwork by Suzanne Tick, Voodo Fe’ and Cody Umans

A decade or so ago I had the honor of performing the Bar Mitzvah of Griffin Lear-Katz, the grandson of the great Norman Lear. Shortly after delivering what was perhaps the greatest grandpa speech ever, Norman spoke words to me that have become a piece of my raison d’etre: “It’s time to reclaim religion in this country.” This evening at our sixth event of the Kumah Festival, we will attempt to reclaim one word that lies at the heart of religion, the…