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Rabbis for Human Rights

Small but Mighty Founded in 1988, Rabbis for Human Rights is the only rabbinic voice in Israel that is explicitly dedicated to human rights. Representing over 100 Israeli rabbis and rabbinical students from different streams of Judaism, we derive our authority from our Jewish tradition and the Universal Declaration...

A Beautiful Resistance

Black joy, Black lives, as celebrated by culture columnist Jeneé Osterheldt at the Boston Globe “We are more than police brutality and suffering. We can acknowledge injustice without being defined that way. Blackness is not a burden. Here, we tell our stories and our struggles, too, through the lens of love....

GodWeb

GodWeb covers world religions and spiritualities, focusing on how various world traditions relate to each other. It includes practical resources: prayers, sacred texts and holiday calendars....

Georgia O’Keeffe

Georgia O’Keeffe was an American artist. She was known for her paintings of enlarged flowers, New York skyscrapers, and New Mexico landscapes. O’Keeffe has been recognized as the “Mother of American modernism.” Eroticism was a powerful undercurrent in her work. For more on this innovative American artist....

Web’s Best Poll Site

If you like to track pubic opinion on almost any topic of current interest, there is no better place to find the latest polls than Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight. He not only aggregates the latest polls, he ranks the polls according to quality and bias. Not to be missed!...

Art, Philosophy and Virtual Reality

For any number of reasons, several of which are explored on these pages, virtual worlds offer fertile soil for artists, philosophers and theologians, in fact, anyone with a penchant for reflecting on the meaning of life. This short movie (referred to by virtual world enthusiasts as “machinima”) now showing...

Paco Rabanne

Francisco Rabaneda Cuervo, more commonly known under the pseudonym of Paco Rabanne, is a Spanish fashion designer of Basque origin who became known as an enfant terrible of the 1960s French fashion world. His designs continue to break ground. Check out this latest at Paris Fashion Week here....

Real Clear Politics

RealClearPolitics is an American political news site and polling data aggregator. It was created in 2000 by former options trader John McIntyre and former advertising agency executive Tom Bevan. This site is a great place to go if you seek informed opinion from all political perspectives as well as...

New World Notes

Anyone interested in virtual reality or augmented reality needs to follow the work of James Wager Au. At his website and in various digital platforms, he brings you the latest news, culture and analysis about Second Life, Sansar, High Fidelity, Sinespace & other virtual worlds, along with VR, innovative...