I woke early one morning in June to hear the decisions of the United States Supreme Court on a pair of cases about marriage equality. Joy mixed with disappointment.
Last Wednesday, there was an election here in Israel. One hundred and fifty specially selected Israelis elected new Chief Rabbis, one Ashkenazi and one Sephardic; they are Rabbi David Lau and Rabbi Yitzchak Yoseph, respectively. These gentlemen will serve a 10-year term. “Nu?” you may ask, “Why does this matter to me as an American Reform Jew?"
Monday, June 25th, 1:00 AM
My alarm disrupts the silence, and in my sleepy, disoriented stupor I think it must be a mistake.
For over three decades, I have held the hands of people suffering with horrendous diseases, and offered prayers and support for those who struggle daily with chronic illness or depression.
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act faces its first Senate Committee markup on the morning of Wednesday, July 10. Read to learn more about ENDA and the fight against anti-LGBT workplace discrimination, and then join the Religious Action Center's Call-In Campaign for ENDA - text "ENDAnow" to 877-877 to receive text instructions and updates on the bill, or dial 1-888-897-0174 to connect directly.