Martin Doblmeier's inspiring new documentary Spiritual Audacity: Abraham Joshua Heschel's Story is a long-overdue homage to one of the great spiritual teachers and activists of th
Want to help Progressive Judaism increase its political clout in Israel? You can do so by participating in the 2020 World Zionist Congress (WZC) election, which run from January 21 to March 11, 2020 (MLK Day to Purim).
In 1961, I asked my rabbi if he thought I should join the Freedom Riders, who challenged segregated seating in the south. He said, “If I were in your shoes, I would go.”
I am queer.
I’ve known this in my bones for as far back as I can remember, but I never knew whether I should ignore it, hide it, or try to pray it out – because in the Catholic community in which I grew up, openly queer people were seen as “looking for attention” or “causing trouble.”
Feeling the presence of God, in my experience, is a hit or miss deal. It takes work and discipline, but who wants to hear that?
The creators of @RogueShul chatted with us (anonymously by email, of course!) about the project, the feedback they’ve received, and exactly why their account is so darn relatable for so many of us.