Harold Samuel Kushner is a prominent American rabbi. Born in Brooklyn, he was educated at Columbia University, the Jewish Theological Seminary and also studied at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is the author of the remarkable When Bad Things Happen to Good People - which deals with the problem of evil, in the light of the loss of his young son Aaron to the premature aging disease progeria. He is also the author of several other books on popular theology, including Living a Life that Matters and When All You've Ever Wanted Isn't Enough.
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