Lishma: For His Name?s Sake : The Life and Times of Rabbi Sidney Akselrad
Rabbi Sidney AkselradISBN: 0595351956;
Book DescriptionWhether marching shoulder to shoulder with Martin Luther King, Jr., interviewing German youth in the aftermath of the Third Reich, or helping an intermarried couple find side by side burial plots, Rabbi Sidney Akselrad presents the magnificent as well as the intimate moments in the life of a congregational rabbi. A champion of social justice, civil rights, and community relations, it is Rabbi Akselrad?s steadfast devotion to diversity of opinion, and deep love of humanity, that characterize his world view. Raised in an observant Jewish family, Rabbi Akselrad discusses his personal evolution to Reform while maintaining a deep respect and love for tradition. Seeing the best in people, and attributing best intentions to them, RabbiAkselrad sets himself apart from the throngs of ideologues and sets an example for all who come to know him. Pull up a chair and treat yourself to the stories and life lessons of this great humanitarian.
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