In this episode, a conversation about social justice with Rabbi Arthur Waskow, director of The Shalom Center and a long-time activist in the civil rights, social justice, and sustainability movements.
About the Guest
Rabbi Arthur Waskow, Ph. D., founded (in 1983) and directs The Shalom Center, a prophetic voice in Jewish, multireligious, and American life that brings Jewish and other spiritual thought and practice to bear on seeking peace, pursuing justice, healing the earth, and celebrating community. He edits and writes for its weekly on-line Shalom Report.
In 2014 he was honored by T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights with their first Lifetime Achievement Award as a “Human Rights Hero.” In 2015 he was named by The Forward one of the “most inspiring” American rabbis. In June 2017, the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College awarded him the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters, given once a year for distinguished service to the Jewish people and the world.