Who Needs Some Heschel?

From The Chronicles of New York City by JR

Man is the playground for the unpredictable emergence and multiplication of needs.

These words of Abraham Joshua Heschel echoed as I looked at my pile of laundry this morning and wondered at the tremendous amount of clothes I own. In the bible a set of clothes was one of a person’s most valuable possessions.

We usually fail to discern between authentic and artificial needs” Heschel continues…



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Rabbi Misha Shulman

Rabbi Misha Shulman


Jerusalem born, Misha has been working at the cusp of religion, art and activism since 1999. Rabbi @ The New Shul and Director of School for Creative Judaism.