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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 Jewish News

Books I Keep Coming Back To
The Jewish News
Harold Kushner writes about his young son who was diagnosed with progeria, a genetic disorder that causes children to age rapidly. The book explores why bad things happen and Judaism's beliefs regarding G-d. People often wonder what kind of G-d can ...

National Catholic Register (blog)

When Bad Men Happen to Good People
National Catholic Register (blog)
My mind wandered to a book I'd read many years ago, When Bad Things Happen to Good People, by Rabbi Harold Kushner. Kushner wrote the book in response to his 3-year-old son's diagnosis of a degenerative disease that would cause him to die in his ...

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The Sydney Morning Herald

When good things happen to bad people
The Sydney Morning Herald
Why do bad things happen to good people? Ever since Rabbi Harold Kushner asked that question in his 1981 book, we've all been pretty familiar with the answer. It is, of course, "they just do". If you're religious, you'll believe that God allows ...


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 ...

Boston Herald

Ben Affleck summoned great courage to ask for help with addiction
Boston Herald
Though he's better known for having authored “When Bad Things Happen To Good People,” Natick Rabbi Harold Kushner came up with an even more engrossing title for a subsequent book in 1986: “When All You've Ever Wanted Isn't Enough.” Chew on that ...

Chicago Tribune

In 'Supernormal,' a careful, painful exploration of what good comes from a bad childhood
Chicago Tribune
The contradiction one is left with when good things come out of bad things, Jay writes, is heart-wrenchingly captured by this quote from Rabbi Harold Kushner, about the loss of his son. “I am a more sensitive person, a more effective pastor, a more ...

Pleno News

Será que Deus se arrepende?
Pleno News
Entre os defensores dessa sugestão estão o famoso rabino Harold Kushner (autor de Por que Coisas Más Acontecem a Pessoas Boas) e o pensador Abraham Heschel. Na ocasião, fiquei surpreso, pois até então desconhecia a influência do panteísmo na ...

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. Sponsor. Kushner is back now with more wisdom, in "Nine Essential ...
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