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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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The Sydney Morning Herald

When good things happen to bad people
The Sydney Morning Herald
President Donald Trump at a campaign rally for Republican Rick Saccone on Saturday, at which he mocked the idea of a commission achieving anything. Photo: AP. Why do bad things happen to good people? Ever since Rabbi Harold Kushner asked that question ...

Jewish Journal

TABLE FOR FIVE: Five Takes on the Weekly Parsha, Vayikra
Jewish Journal
At the time, I reassured them that Shayla's challenges were not the will of God and that, as Rabbi Harold Kushner famously explained, “Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is like expecting the bull not to charge ...

Kitsap Sun

Consciousness and the cosmos
Kitsap Sun
File this column under the heading “The Cosmos According to Palm.” But, before I begin, rest assured I'm not seeking to convert anyone to my views. I believe every human being is responsible for determining how he or she is connected to the cosmos. I ...

Portsmouth Daily Times

If we don't do it, then who?
Portsmouth Daily Times
It's always been this way, but maybe we're just noticing it more these days. Bad things happen. Bad things happen to good people. We know this because Harold Kushner wrote an acclaimed nationall bestseller about it. When bad tings happen to us, we don ...

Ventura County Star

Time for a neighbor's helping hand
Ventura County Star
As Hubert Humphrey said, “The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor.” There is a reward that comes with caring enough to make a difference as neighbors. Harold Kushner shares some practical, timeless wisdom ... (press release)

What happens when innocent people go to prison? (press release)
He read rabbi Harold Kushner's When Bad Things Happen to Good People, realized “shit happens.” He dismissed reason and rolled on. Freedom is a waiting game. For 11 long years it was ups and downs. News of other serial rapists convicted had VonAllmen ...


Behind the Vietnam War Story of 'POW Wife' Valerie Kushner
When Valerie Kushner was on the cover of LIFE Magazine in 1972, there were 537 known prisoners of war in Vietnam and more than 1,000 men missing in action. As those men became something of a political football, LIFE noted in that Sept. 29, 1972, cover ...

Minnesota Public Radio News

Rabbi Harold Kushner on faith, mistakes and why Eve is actually the hero
Minnesota Public Radio News
Guests. Harold Kushner: Rabbi, author. 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 ...

People Magazine

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 ...

Hvorfor griper ikke Gud inn?
Den jødiske rabbineren, Harold Kushner, fikk et barn med en uhelbredelig sykdom. Han innså da det skjedde, at ulykker og alvorlige sykdommer kan ramme både gode og onde mennesker. Han sa: «Jeg vil heller tilbe en Gud som hater lidelsen, men ikke kan ...
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