Articles by Joseph A. Lieberman

Eugene resident Joseph Lieberman was raised in a kosher home in Boston, Mass. He’s visited 55 countries on 6 continents, written 8 books, and published over 700 articles. Contact: gone2oregon@yahoo.com


Should vegan be the new kosher?

Adam and Eve did it. Why shouldn’t we? At least that’s the feeling among a growing crowd within Judaism who feel that a vegan lifestyle isn’t just a healthy choice for our bodies, it’s also an ethical choice that embodies the Jewish ideal of compassionately “healing the world” – tikkun olam. Rabbi Boris Dolin, associate…

Book offers fresh, joyful look at Moses

It’s a gifted writer who can take a subject that we feel is totally familiar and present it in a fresh way that’s not only enlightening and informative, but a joyful read as well. Rabbi Maurice Harris, formerly associate rabbi at Eugene’s Temple Beth Israel, brings to his writing the same mix of wit and…

Green Oregon

One of the neat things about Judaism is that, while we have special holidays reminding us to pay more attention to certain traditions, beliefs and mitzvot, those same ideas serve as an undercurrent to our lives all year long. Tu B’Shevat may remind us of our obligation to help better the world one tree at…

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