Erik saw the world through a number of unique and diverse lenses. His vision is one we can all aspire to.
When I converted to another religion, I stopped celebrating Christmas--and found as an unexpected fringe benefit that I now enjoy the holidays more than I used to.
The TV show "Lost" has proven to resonate with me in an unusual way. Here are my thoughts on Season 1.
Spielberg's much-overlooked 1997 film on slavery is another step in his journey of empathy.
Spielberg's masterpiece about the Holocaust works primarily because the director finally made it personal.
Wagner's greatest opera leaves the modern listener with a lot to think about.
Fossil fuel companies are junking up the planet...and the Holy Father is taking out the trash!
"In rapture, I am reborn."
I admired Leonard Nimoy as an actor, a creative force, a Jew and a human being. He truly left the world a better place.
The festival not only celebrates the Maccabean Revolt, but also the endurance and cohesion of the Jewish faith.