“But what are you chanting for?” the woman cutting my hair wanted to know. She didn’t mean the glory of God or even my own spiritual well-being. It turned out she had once belonged to a 1970s church that chanted for things like shoes and better jobs.
The northern California home of Rabbi Michael Lerner, editor of the progressive Tikkun magazine, was vandalized.
A spiritually-attuned mother of two with a background in software sales, Rabishaw might not seem like your typical Hadassah member. Then again, many young members say, this isn't your grandmother's Hadassah.
"Like peeling an onion," Rabbi Steven Greenberg said, about the process of coming out.