I tried to hide my religion during my entire childhood. When I look back, I wonder who I was kidding.
Do Jews celebrate Halloween? Well, it depends on whom you ask. Reform Jews seem to be particularly divided on the subject of celebrating the spooky holiday.
Even so far away from my home, the words we prayed were familiar, and the melodies connected us all.
The worst sin of all is failing to speak up. When we say nothing, we are saying everything wrong. Worse yet, when we say nothing, we are saying everything wrong is right.
This new year, I’m studying Arabic to be able to converse with Palestinians in Israel and the West Bank, augmenting my lifelong caring relationship with Israel.
Everyone seems surprised to think that there might be more than one trans person in one family.
Rabbi Hillel said, "If I am not for myself, who will be for me?" For trans people, it can be very difficult to out ourselves, to be our most authentic selves around people who may judge us or even hurt us.