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Nationalism Unhinged: Jewish Insight and Wisdom

Rabbi Josh Weinberg
January 19, 2021
In Hebrew, two terms describe two different aspects of nationalism. Leumiut directly translates to “nationalism"; leumanut carries a jingoistic, chauvinistic, supremacist, and extremist brand of nationalism.

The Three H's of Jewish Life: Head, Heart, and Hand

Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs
January 11, 2021
I envisioned an investigator examining our homes and our lifestyles to determine whether enough about us would convince a jury that we were indeed Jews. What would they look for? Would they deem us Jewish?

Awakening to the Moral Imperatives of this Moment

Rabbi Rick Jacobs
January 8, 2021
This is a moment that requires extraordinary courage to do the hardest and most transformative social change work. It is for all Americans of conscience to build a more just and compassionate future by facing the truth of our history and our present.

Democracy Is a Promise We Renew Every Day

Barbara Weinstein
January 8, 2021
Democracy is, indeed, a promise we renew not just on election day, but every day. Democracy does not exist independent of our contributions to it. Citizens and immigrants, voters, and presidents – all of us build democracy.