Stories by Jay Michaelson

Jay Michaelson ( is a writer, scholar, and activist. He is a columnist for the Forward newspaper and Reality Sandwich magazine, and writes frequently on the subjects of spirituality, sexuality, religion, and law. His latest book is called Everything is God (2009) and he is currently the executive director of Nehirim, a nonprofit organization for GLBT Jews, partners, and allies. subscribe to Jay Michaelson's feed

Posted on: Dec 25, 2012, Source: Religion Dispatches

I once had a noted New Age peace activist tell me that, because all spiritual practice has ripple effects outward, “my cat is a contemplative contributor to the universe.”

Posted on: Aug 9, 2012, Source: Religion Dispatches

It's the end of the world as we know it. And some of us are really looking forward to it.