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The author, Phyllis Dorey, with two others in front of the closed ark on erev Rosh HaShanah in Lisbon, Portugal

This year was the first time in a long time I wasn’t with my immediate family in Australia or my cousins in Israel to celebrate Rosh HaShanah.

Phyllis Dorey
US passport lying on a map of the world

In a world that is increasingly more global and interconnected, the value and importance of a global progressive Jewish movement is more important than ever.

Andrew Keene
Two gold wedding band lying atop the spine of an open book with a heart shaped shadowed on the pages beneath them

After the ceremony,  Israeli after Israeli came to me to say, "So this is what Progressive Judaism looks like? How do I learn more?"

Rabbi Joel Mosbacher
A family of three smiling women and one man stand together in front of a stone wall

Visiting a congregation in another country makes a visit abroad even more personal. If you’re planning on traveling abroad, what are you waiting for?

Sharon Mann
French candidate Emmanuel Macron against a blue background

It was reported that 90% of Jews voted for Emmanuel Macron and 10% for Marie Le Pen. What do these numbers say about the politics of the Jews of France?

Aron Hirt-Manheimer

The daily mincha/ma’ariv service at CIP was being led by the congregation’s cantor, Alexandre Edelstein, who also was my host and colleague during my four-day visit in June to Brazil as part of LaShir B’Nefesh, a program that brings together soloists, musicians, and cantors of Brazilian, and occasionally Argentinian, Reform communities to share repertoire, network, and support one another in their work. I was in Sao Paulo to present a master class on strategies to engage the congregational voice – something the Latin American communities, both leaders and worshipers, are interested in developing.

Cantor Rosalie Boxt
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