Today’s religious reality in Israel is painful. Israelis are deeply divided between religious and secular, and neither group wants anything to do with the other.
As we ring the end of 2017, relive some of the highlights of a year filled with organizing, advocating, and coming together at the RAC. Here are our top 12 (because we couldn’t choose just 10!) moments of 2017. What were yours? Happy New Year
A key principle of American Jewish politics since 1948 has been that support for Israel should be bipartisan. Today, that bipartisan support for Israel may be ending.
Do you really think God talks to us? Hearing the Divine is not easy work, and we don’t have a map or a knowledgebase to work from.
Recently, I took my b’nai mitzvah students to the Knesset to see how liberal Jewish values are rooted in tradition and can inform Israel’s public policy decisions.
We’re happy you asked! We are excited to introduce an executive summary highlighting the innovations in our field and offering questions for a guided reflection. Here’s how to use it:
A walk in Tel Aviv’s Old Cemetery led me to the tombstone of Ahad Ha’am, one of the most influential pre-state Zionist thinkers and the founder of cultural Zionism.
When the Union for Reform Judaism offered a community of practice called “Bringing Justice to the Center,” it was an entree into social justice work for our congregation.