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.
I’ve often wondered what it is like to be buried in the local Jewish cemetery that is a part of a much larger non-denominational facility in Long Beach, California.
Editor's Note: On November 19, Reform Jews met outside of an immigration court in San Antonio, TX, to protest the administration’s unjust “Remain in Mexico” policy and its attacks on immigrants and the asylum process. Rabbi Mara S.
One of my favorite things about digging into a recipe is learning how a single cookie can connect us to generations past as a tangible link to a time and place in our history.
Participating in the WZC elections by supporting the Reform ticket is the only way American Jews can weigh in democratically about issues in Israel – and ensure a society that truly reflects the Jewish values we hold dear.