Episode 22: Hope as an Ethical Imperative

July 22nd, 2021  •  52 mins 48 secs  •  Download (48.5 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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In Barbara Breitman’s telling, hope isn't "some fluffy thing." It's an essential Jewish practice. Hope enables leaders to imagine a different world and work to bring it out about no matter what obstacles stand in the way. Breitman, a spiritual director, therapist and scholar of religion, cites Moses, Noah and Mordechai as Biblical characters who embody this kind of hope. How can ordinary people emulate these examples?