Brad Hirschfield
For God’s Sake

The uses and abuses of religion in politics and pop culture.

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I am a rabbi who doesn’t officiate at same-sex weddings, but I celebrate today’s ruling

I am a rabbi who doesn’t officiate at same-sex weddings, but I celebrate today’s ruling

We can disagree on how to fully integrate same-sex marriage, but we have much to celebrate.

Does Dzhokhar Tsarnaev deserve to be executed? Wait, does it even matter?

Does Dzhokhar Tsarnaev deserve to be executed? Wait, does it even matter?

We should shift the question from what someone deserves to who we hope to be and what kind of society we want.

How we can talk about RFRA at Passover without killing each other

How we can talk about RFRA at Passover without killing each other

There must be a way to combine passionate advocacy with spiritual and intellectual humility.

How to have a happy Thanksgivukkah

How to have a happy Thanksgivukkah

The Hanukkah-Thanksgiving mash up reminds us how to live happier, bolder and more successful lives. Want a slice of that good life? Here’s how