Rabbi Marc Gellman

God Squad

Rabbi Marc Gellman writes about religion for Newsday.

God Squad 8/21/15 God Squad: Prayer changes us, not our circumstances QUESTION: Since losing our young daughter three years ago, many well-meaning friends and acquaintances have
God Squad 8/14/15 God Squad: Readers weigh in on interfaith marriages I received lots of comments on my recent column about an interfaith couple having a
God Squad 8/5/15 God Squad: When it comes to raising kids, you can't have it both ways QUESTION: We are reform Jews with a strong Jewish identity. We light candles on Shabbat,
God Squad 8/1/15 God Squad: Bad people can still do good things QUESTION: I've just finished reading Harper Lee's second novel, "Go Set a Watchman." Reviews have
God Squad 7/17/15 God Squad: Psychic unnecessary to know about life after death QUESTION: My sister-in-law recently visited a psychic. I lost my daughter three years ago, at
God Squad 7/14/15 God Squad: Offering comfort to parents mourning the death of their child QUESTION: Just yesterday, my daughter's friend gave birth to a baby who died immediately. The
God Squad 7/3/15 God Squad: Independence Day has spiritual significance There's a clear religious limit on celebrating nations. Nations can usurp God as the object
God Squad 6/27/15 God Squad: Forgiveness is a mighty sword against hate After the tragic killings of nine people during evening Bible study at Emanuel AME Church
God Squad 6/19/15 God Squad: There are many dwelling places in God's house QUESTION: I'm an 87-year-old Protestant Christian woman. I've tried to live my life according to
God Squad 6/13/15 God Squad: Truth is, hope is an indispensable part of life QUESTION: In a recent column on deism, you said that hope is far more important