Posted on Sep 24, 2015
My observance of Yom Kippur this year was greatly enriched by a recent New Yorkercartoon by Harry Bliss that provided useful entrée to the serious matters that occupied Jews for the long day of fasting and prayer.
It takes a minute to get the “God” joke: part of its appeal—“Who’s God?”—has never been an easy question for Jews to answer. Indeed, according to some Jewish thinkers, the question—as posed by theologians—is not even the right one to ask.
Today I shared my thoughts with the Huffington Post on which questions (and answers) we might consider—together.
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