I am liberal, egalitarian Jew, and his niggunim and stories inspire me forever. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Fortuna Benmayor
    • 06.09.11 | 20:19 (IDT)

    I couldn't care less about his "stream", as I couldn't care less for my own, within liberal Judaism. Conservative, trans-denominational, renewal, reconstructionist, neo-Chassidic, progressive. Spirit and soul care for something deeper and larger, and rabbi Carlibach's music is what came to my life as a teenage camper. All the rest of his bio is interesting, and it doesn't come accross at all as an "agent" for any stream at all, but -as Rabbi Michael Lerner puts it- for the "politics" of MEANING and YIDDISHKEIT. This sums up who he is (still) for me. Fortuna Benmayor, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia.

    from the article: Shlomo Carlebach - rabbi of love or undercover agent of Orthodox Judaism?
    First published 13:34 04.09.11 | Last updated 13:34 04.09.11
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