It's like a quadruple shot of cheap vodka that you drink quickly on an empty stomach. You feel disgusted and drunk at the same time.
Meyer was a disciple of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel and carried on the humanistic teachings of his mentor.
Today, Rabbi Daniel Mehlman is trying to continue that same tradition.
The numbers of Humanistic Judaism are small -- especially given the millions of Jews in the world who identify themselves as nonreligious -- but Rabbi Sherwin T. Wine of Detroit, who founded the Society for Humanistic Judaism in 1969, remains optimistic.