My congregation, established in 1956, is only a few months older than I am. My paternal grandparents were among the founding families, and my parents joined immediately upon moving back to Milwaukee shortly before my birth. I joined to raise my children here.
Much has changed since the days of my youth. Gone is the formal Friday evening service led by the black-robed rabbi and hidden quartet. Gone is the original ark, whose fabric curtain was donated by my grandparents. Gone, too, are most of the founding generation, but...Read More
Doug Mishkin is a Partner at, and co-chair of the Emplyment Law Practice Group of, the Washington-based Law firm of Patton Boggs LLP. He is also a noted singer/songwriter, and a long-time friend of the Religious Action Center.
Carolyn Goodman, a remarkable civil rights advocate, passed away Friday at age 91. The New York Times ran a terrific obituary (available here) on Saturday. The Religious Action Center was honored to...Read More
Donald Cohen Cutler - Former Eisendrath Legislative Assistant, & Communications Manager at the Union for Reform Judaism.
In a recent Mark Pelavin post he wrote about the "great profile" of Ruby Payne in the "Money Issue" of the New York Times Magazine. While it pains me to do so, I must disagree with Mark's choice of descriptions regarding this article.
I have to say the profile seemed a bit fluffy...Read More