Faith Commons

Light Lessons from the Darkness

by Rabbi Nancy Kasten Days end abruptly in the Northern Hemisphere at this time of the year, followed by long, dark nights. Science explains what naturally occurs when the Earth […]

Reappraising Thanksgiving

by Rabbi Nancy Kasten Thanksgiving is approaching and I am grateful that all three of our 20-something children will be in Dallas for the holiday. Two live on the west […]

Opinion: Religion, science must join forces

This excerpt was originally published in The Dallas Morning News. You can access the full article here. by Rev. Dr. George Mason Religion and science have never been fast friends, […]

Bringing Faith to Democratic Elections

by Rabbi Nancy Kasten October is here, and that means November 8 will be here before we know it. To “bring  faith to life,” as we say at Faith Commons, […]

Revolutionary Love is on the ballot.

by Rabbi Nancy Kasten The energy was palpable as the crowd gathered to hear Valarie Kaur at Temple Emanu-El a week ago Thursday. Jews, Christians, Muslims, Sikhs, Hindus, Buddhists, atheists […]

How to Be Better Patriots

by Rabbi Nancy Kasten The meme spread quickly after the Supreme Court overthrew Roe v. Wade: “4TH OF JULY HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO A SHORTAGE OF INDEPENDENCE. SINCERELY, WOMEN.” […]