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Rabbi Mark Wildes

Rabbi Mark N. Wildes is the founder/director of Manhattan Jewish Experience.

Articles by Rabbi Mark Wildes

Modern Day Slavery

As we begin the story of our Exodus in this week’s parsha, what comes to mind when hearing this phrase? Perhaps the phenomenon of being

MJE Welcomes Rabbi Moshe Weinberger

When I started the Manhattan Jewish Experience (MJE) almost 24 years ago, our family established the organization in memory of our mother, Ruth B. Wildes,

Bias in Fighting Antisemitism

The fierce reaction to Kanye West’s antisemitic comments was warranted and justified. Much has been said about the fallout but there’s an important angle that

Can You Be Good Without God?

After Yom Kippur, a young man approached me to thank me for what he said was truly “an inspirational service.” “Rabbi,” he said, “this was

Portable Judaism

A colleague, Rabbi Jonathan Gross, served as a rabbi in Omaha, Nebraska for close to a decade. Nebraskans take their football and their home team,

What’s Your Intuition?

Malcolm Gladwell writes in his New York Times bestseller, “Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking,” about the way we make decisions in life. Gladwell

The Real Choice

Our generation is more torn on social issues than ever before. Gender, gun control, free speech, and now abortion. Conservatives and liberals, Democrats and Republicans

Seize the Moment! Purim 2020

Irena Sendler of Warsaw, Poland, died on May 12, 2008, at the ripe age of 98. During the Second World War, Irena got permission to