The Haftarah Reading That Inspired Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘I Have a Dream’

King’s speech draws on a part of Isaiah that Jews recite after Tisha B’Av—offering a model for revitalizing his mission

Heavenly Fatherhood

A haftorah of child-rearing and redemption


A haftorah of strong emotions and long views

Value Judgment

A haftorah of dark times and core beliefs

Cruel to Be Kind

A haftorah of consolations and expectations

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The prophets and Wikileaks, and more

Wiki Bleak

A haftorah of reporting and responsibilities

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Summer is tomatoes and blockbusters, and more

Isaiah’s Inception

A haftorah of dreams and delusions

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Keret on soccer, a good-bye to Pekar, and more

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