Interfaith Inspiration

Deep Canvassing with Jonah

September 26, 2022

Jews pray while marking Rosh Hashana in Prospect Park during a traditional Tashlich ceremony. Jews traditionally go to a flowing body of water and symbolically ‘throw away’ their sins by praying and tossing bread crumbs into the water. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Our mandate as Jews is to look to the horizon and venture to places where nobody looks, sounds, or seems like us – and where almost nobody agrees with us. Our mandate is to exemplify goodness, discuss open-mindedly – and perhaps most powerfully, to listen.

Rabbi Joshua Stanton