Rabbi Wolpe declines invitation to speak with modern Pagans

Holli Emore, director of Cherry Hill Seminary, reached out to Rabbi David Wolpe for an interfaith conversation following his article “The Return of Paganism” earlier this week in The Atlantic. But Wolpe declined, claiming his article was not intended to address modern Pagans.

Calls for Peace from Inside the Walls of Crisis

Much has already been said about the current crisis in the Middle East. For decades, a violent tragedy has been playing out between Israel and the Palestinian territories. The death toll continues to rise, year after year, as the headlines pile up. When cutting through all political propaganda, cultural biases and angry rage, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is, at its very simplest, a struggle over land rights and nationhood. It is a battle that has been fueled by hardened mistrust and stubborn resolve.