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Looking for your new favorite listen? We're excited to share that Israel's Anat Hoffman has launched a new podcast, "ANATomy: Exploring the Heart and Bones of Israel."

Kate Bigam Kaput
Palestinian mother and child

Project Rozana trains Palestinian health professionals in Israeli hospitals to enhance their capacity to deliver needed health care in the Palestinian territories.

Mark S. Anshan
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As a queer rabbinical student, I felt that recent comments by an Orthodox rabbi were inaccurate at best and, at worst, possible incitement to hatred or violence against LGBTQ+ Jews.

Dara Lithwick
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Recently, a Reform congregation in Washington, D.C., hosted a Jewish wedding ceremony for three Israeli couples who are unable or unwilling to marry in Israel.

Rabbi Noa Sattath
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Against the Jewish voices preaching ethnocentrism, chauvinism, and racism, we are the voice of Judaism that is committed to religious pluralism and gender equality.

Anat Hoffman
A woman holds a young childs hand with their backs toward the camera and an Israeli flag in the distance behind them

His world was turned upside down after his parents divorced. His father left Israel - and because his mother was no longer married to an Israeli, she was ordered to leave the country.

Anat Hoffman
Woman (from the neck down) holding small notepad that says: "We Are Equal!"

In Israel, “separate but equal” is used to justify limiting women's access to, and participation in, the public sphere. Often, such separation is tragic, painful, and illegal.

Anat Hoffman
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For the first time in Israel's history, a woman can apply for the position of Knesset Rabbi.

Rabbi Noa Sattath
Reform Jewish leaders holding Torah scrolls at the Western Wall

Almost one year ago, the Knesset started the crisis by passing a bill in its first reading that would only recognize conversions performed in Israel under the auspices of the ultra-Orthodox Chief Rabbinate.

Rabbi Gilad Kariv, Anat Hoffman, & Rabbi Noa Sattath, Director of the Israel Religious Action

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