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Rabbi Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi leading worship services at camp

We interview Rabbi Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi, Ph.D., the author of numerous books, articles, and Torah commentaries. 

Aron Hirt-Manheimer
Hand holding yad and marking place in Torah scroll

As our thinking around social justice issues continues to grow, our words and actions evolve accordingly. However, the values driving our work stay the same.

Tracy Wolf
Open book of the Koran on a small bench atop a colorful embroidered rug

I always find interfaith encounters provide myriad ways to evaluate and deepen my own faith and who better to learn about the Koran than one who has never read it?

Sofi Hersher
red knit kippah lying atop a blue and white fringed prayer shawl

I sometimes feel insecure as a Reform convert – but the important thing is that there is space in Judaism for uncertainty. I'm not required to know what I believe, only how I should behave.

Sacha Mankins
elephant

Like blindfolded people each attempting to describe an elephant from his or her perspective, it’s not always easy to describe what Judaism is, exactly.

Cantor Ellen Dreskin

To prepare for the High Holidays this year, I did what any rabbi would do: I went undercover as an Uber driver.

Rabbi Steven Stark Lowenstein

As we’ve recently turned again to the beginning of our Torah, I want to address an important question: Is it true?

Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs

I always felt passionate about living Judaism in a meaningful way, but following my graduation from the Wexner Heritage Pr

David M. Scott

Me’ah is a simple Hebrew word meaning “one hundred.” It’s also the name of a program at Hebrew College, an intensive Jewish educational expe

Margie Bogdanow

Black tights. Black dress. Careful makeup, a touch of jewelry, and heels. A hooded raincoat, to stave off the gusty downpour.

Stacey Zisook Robinson

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