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This Purim, Make Noise to Protest Modern-Day Hamans

Rabbi David Wirtschafter
February 22, 2021
We know that religious freedom is not a lesson from ancient stories, but an ongoing quest even today. While many of us are fighting antisemitism in our home countries, we are also in solidarity with the Rohingya people, who have been persecuted for decades.

A Jerusalem Love Story

Aron Hirt-Manheimer
February 9, 2021
It has been almost 50 years since I met my wife Judy in Jerusalem. She came into my life like the Sabbath queen about to enter the synagogue, with everyone rising and turning toward the door to welcome her in.

The Tent Revival Meeting That Changed My Life

Rabbi A. James Rudin
February 8, 2021
One unforgettable event of my youth triggered a lifelong question: How could a religion that stressed universal love and God’s “Amazing Grace” vilify and demonize its spiritual and historic parent: my beloved Judaism?