Rabbi Dan Moskovitz is the senior rabbi at Temple Sholom in Vancouver, BC, and chair of Reform Rabbis of Canada. He previously served as associate rabbi at Temple Judea in Tarzana, California. Rabbi Moskovitz is the author of numerous articles and publications, including The Men’s Seder (MRJ Press). I sat down with him to talk about his life’s journey and how his experience and insights are expressed in his latest...Read More
Marra Gad is a Los Angeles-based TV and film producer with a rich Jewish background: She’s an alumna of URJ Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute (OSRUI), a Reform Jewish summer camp in Oconomowoc, WI, and she holds a master's degree in modern Jewish history.
She’s also the author of a new memoir, The Color of Love: A Story of a Mixed-Race Jewish Girl (Bolden Books, 2019), chronicling her childhood as “a mixed-race, Jewish unicorn” in Chicago. Her story focuses,...Read More
Isaac Herzog, chairman of the executive of The Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI), is an attorney and a former member of the Knesset (Israeli parliament), where he served from 2003 until 2018. During his tenure, he chaired the Labor Party and held several ministerial posts, including Minister of Housing and Construction, Minister of Tourism, and Minister of Diaspora Affairs, among others.
I recently met with him to talk about his service to the Jewish people – in Israel and throughout the world.
Reform Judaism.org: What does it mean to you...Read More
Rabbi Steven Stark Lowenstein, who has served as senior rabbi of Am Shalom on Glencoe, IL, since 2002, is the author of two books: For the Love of Being Jewish (2010) and For the Love of Israel (2012).
I sat down to talk to him about his special relationship with Dr. Walt Whitman and his celebrated youth gospel choir,...Read More
Counter all the consumerism of Black Friday by participating in #GivingTuesday, an annual day of global giving that this year falls on December 3.
#GivingTuesday provides a unique forum to collectively draw on the principles of tikkun olam – repair of the world – by volunteering, advocating, and providing financial support to the work of the broader Reform Jewish community.
This #GivingTuesday, give back in one or more ways that are meaningful to you and support causes and organizations whose work you value:1. Make a... Read More