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Harold Kushner
Name : Harold Kushner
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Date of Birth : 1935
Place of Birth : Brooklyn, New York
Country Of Nationality : United States
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Brief Bio : Harold S. Kushner is a prominent American rabbi aligned with the progressive wing of Conservative Judaism. Born in Brooklyn, Kushner was educated at Columbia University and later obtained his rabbinical... - More...
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Jewish Book Festival Author Event: Harold Kushner - Best-selling author, Rabbi Harold Kushner will speak on his book CONQUERING FEAR, followed by an audience Q&A and a book-signing.

Rabbi Kushner's book has been selected as the 2010 BIG Community READ.

Rabbi Kushner is the author of the best selling book on the problem of evil, When Bad Things Happen to Good People. Written following the death of his son, Aaron, from the premature aging disease, progeria, the book deals with questions about human suffering, God, omnipotence and theodicy.

Kushner has written a number of other popular theological books, such as How Good Do We Have to Be? (Dedicated to his grandson,
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Advice: How to cope when bad things happen
Harold Kushner wrote “In All You Ever Wanted Isn't Enough,” “We can endure much more than we think we can; all human experience testifies to that. All we need to do is learn not to be afraid of pain. Grit your teeth and let it hurt. Don't deny it; don ...

UCA News

The dignity of a human being
UCA News
Harold Kushner's description of Man, "Little less than gods, a little more than beasts, but somehow we are both," is so true. Yet even with the pain caused by this reality, there would be grace to keep calm and to ask my companions to say a short ...

San Diego Jewish World

Noah would be proud of Dr. Gary Weitzman
San Diego Jewish World
His family attended a temple led by Rabbi Harold Kushner, author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People. Aaron Kushner, the son of Rabbi Kushner, was a friend growing up and it saddened Weitzman to see Aaron's deterioration and eventual early ...


Behind the Vietnam War Story of 'POW Wife' Valerie Kushner
She was the wife of POW Harold Kushner, whose story is featured in the Ken Burns and Lynn Novick docu-series The Vietnam War. She was a founder of POW/MIA Families for Immediate Release, and the LIFE photograph that's fourth in the gallery above ...

Minnesota Public Radio News

Rabbi Harold Kushner on faith, mistakes and why Eve is actually the hero
Minnesota Public Radio News
Rabbi Harold Kushner wrote the book on bad things happening. Literally. He wrote "When Bad Things Happen to Good People" in 1978, and it went on to sell more than four million copies. Kushner is back now with more wisdom, in "Nine Essential Things I've ...

In Grief, Rabbi Harold Kushner Discovers a Reason Why Bad Things Happen to Good People
People Magazine
Nov. 19, 1966 was a day that turned from joy to anguish for Rabbi Harold S. Kushner and his wife, Suzette. They celebrated the birth of their second child, a girl whom they named Ariel. But 12 hours later they listened in bewilderment as a pediatrician ...

Publishers Weekly

How to Survive the Cruel Times: Life Lessons from Bestselling Rabbi Harold Kushner
Publishers Weekly
"I prepared to be a rabbi for a different generation," said Rabbi Harold Kushner, the bestselling author who became a nationally known spiritual leader when he defended religion in the 1978 classic When Bad Things Happen to Good People (Random House) ...

New England writer at work: Harold Kushner
Boston Globe
Harold S. Kushner, rabbi laureate at Temple Israel of Natick, published his first book in 1981. “When Bad Things Happen to Good People” became an international bestseller and launched his career as a stalwart of the spirituality section in bookstores ...

Kitsap Sun

Consciousness and the cosmos
Kitsap Sun
I also believe no one this side of the grave has the ultimate truth about why we're here and where we're going — not the good and not-so-good nuns and priests who taught me; not Rabbi Harold Kushner, most of whose ideas I accept; not the theocratic ...

Minnesota Public Radio News

Rabbi Harold Kushner on things that matter
Minnesota Public Radio News
Rabbi Harold Kushner says "the longer you see yourself as a victim, the more you see other people as the enemy." He is a best-selling author and one of America's best-known religious leaders. Kushner told the audience at the Basilica of Saint Mary in ...
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