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"For we were strangers in the land of Egypt…": Passover, Radical Empathy, and Reconciliation

I first heard of the idea of “Polish-Jewish” reconciliation from my Zen rabbi, who often evoked the most radical commandment in Judaism in his Friday night talks: “You shall love the stranger as yourself, for you were once a stranger in Egypt, and you know the heart of the stranger.” 338 more words

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Best Thing I've Heard/Read This Week: Larissa Szporluk

For final event of this season’s Poets of Ohio reading series, Larissa Szporluk visited Case Western Reserve University from Bowling Green, OH to read and discuss her poetry. 653 more words

Best Thing I’ve Read This Week