- Rabbi Shai Held: This week, Obama and Biden showed the world that it's OK for strong men to cry
- It's clear that we have a long way to go in transforming what it means to be masculine, he writes
Rabbi Shai Held, a leading Jewish theologian and educator, is co-founder and dean of the Hadar Institute and the author of "Abraham Joshua Heschel: The Call of Transcendence." You can follow him on Facebook or on Twitter at @HeldShai. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)It's been a rough week for America, but it's been a good week for masculinity. No, not because we had to endure another display of Donald Trump's bellicose machismo, but because we witnessed two of the most powerful men in the world allow themselves to shed tears in public.