Jewish Journal

Michael Gotlieb

  • Accepting Paradox

    January 18, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    After killing an Egyptian taskmaster for nearly beating to death an Israelite slave, Moses, who is introduced in this week's Torah portion, flees for his life. Like so many biblical figures, he escapes to the desert. While there, he encounters something that defies nature: a bush on...

  • Time on Our Side

    December 28, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    On Jan. 1, the new millennium officially begins. No doubt a few determined souls will want to witness the first sunrise of the next 1,000 years. Somewhere in the Pacific Ocean, near the equator -- perhaps on one of the 33 Kiribati Islands -- small groups of tourists traveling from...