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On Yom HaShoah, Hear the Message of the Saved Remnant
America Needs a Just and Equitable Immigration Policy: If Not Now, When?
It is difficult to imagine anyone not moved by the scenes of children seeking asylum at our southern border.
Ghetto: A Poem
From Tragedy to Celebration, We Honor the State of Israel
Watch: On Yom HaShoah, Reform Jewish Teens Interview a Holocaust Survivor
To close out this year's observance of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, Reform Jewish teen leaders spoke with Holocaust survivor Ralph Rehbock to hear his story and talk about finding hope in times of darkness.
A Poem for Yom HaShoah, Observed Amid a Global Heath Crisis
i am grateful for a life to call mine
the bright sunshine
on a day we remember when millions died
Health and Hope: Lessons from My Parents, Who Survived the Holocaust
In this time of COVID-19, my mother will likely spend her upcoming 100th birthday sheltering at home with her caregiver. I asked her how this tsura (tragedy) is different from the time of Hitler.
September 1, 1939: Another Day of Infamy
It is worth remembering another day of infamy – September 1, 1939 – the day that set in motion the destruction of six million Jews. That date is a grim reminder of a wondrous Jewish world that would soon be no more.
What God Is and What God Is Not
People often ask me: How could a good God allow the Holocaust to happen? The best answer to this question, I believe, lies in the biblical story of Cain and Abel.