Irwin Kula

Irwin Kula is the president of CLAL – The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. Author of Yearnings: Embracing the Sacred Messiness of Life (2006), which won a “Books for a Better Life Award,” Rabbi Kula was featured in the public TV special, “The Hidden Wisdom of Our Yearnings.” Named by both Fast Company magazine and Religion and Ethics Newsweekly (PBS) as one of the new leaders shaping the American spiritual landscape, he is the co-host of KXL’s weekly radio show, Hirschfield and Kula (Portland, OR), is a regular on The Today Show, and is often quoted in the press. He is an eighth-generation rabbi.

Videos/Audio of Irwin Kula

Ross Douthat, The Rev. Peter Gomes, Rabbi Irwin Kula and Irshad Manji explore with moderator Jim Wallis the common... See more
Leaders Queen Noor of Jordan, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and Rabbi Irwin Kula, evoking different traditions, talk about... See more
The purpose of religion and spirituality, whether in the East or the West is to help us realize freedom and... See more
Faith and public life: What are the moral issues? How should we decide on them? And what are the rules? See more