Religion: Dear Rabbi - Why Me?

Helping victims of personal tragedies regain their faith in God

In addition to his full-time duties as rabbi in a suburban New England town, Harold Kushner has become rabbi to a nationwide congregation. It all began in 1966 when Kushner's son Aaron was found to have progeria, a rare disease that drastically accelerates the aging process. Aaron died in 1977 at the age of 14, with the body of a small old man. The depression and grief threw Kushner into a shock of theological doubt: How could God be a force for good if such an...

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