The notion of aliens from other planets often conjures images of flying saucers and little green men. But could they really exist?
Henry Shukman grew up in an academic family and was on the path to an academic career, but a mystical experience and the spontaneous healing of a chronic illness set him on a different path.
The P’urhépecha people were once part of a major empire, contemporaneous with the Aztecs. Their rituals and beliefs have survived to the present day, and have been documented by two Santa Fe filmmakers.
Rabbi Nahum Ward-Lev is author of the new book, The Liberating Path of the Hebrew Prophets: Then and Now. We talk about the relevance of the teachings of the Torah to our lives today, and the continuities between ancient and modern social and political problems.