Sukkot: The Season of Our Joy
The Torah reading for the Shabbat of Sukkot (Exodus 33:12–34:26) includes the reconciliation between God and Moses following the Golden Calf, the inscription of the second set of the Ten Commandments, and the verbal covenant that accompanies this second giving.
Sukkot: Festival of Voting Booths
Carrying the Spirit of Sukkot Into the Rest of the Year
Israel is more than what makes the headlines. It is also filled with people who will reach across the divide and give you the opportunity to be in community together.
Sukkot, Diversity, and Unity: How Each of Us is Like the Four Species
Rosh HaShanah in Lisbon: A Tale of Family and Connections
This year was the first time in a long time I wasn’t with my immediate family in Australia or my cousins in Israel to celebrate Rosh HaShanah.
Reform Movement Commends Senate Lifting of Family Planning "Global Gag Rule"
Reform Jewish Movement Applauds House Support for International Family Planning Programs
Feldman: In a world where a new case of HIV is contracted every 7 seconds, and a woman dies from a pregnancy-related complication every minute, we cannot afford to deprive families of life-saving resources.
Double Booked: No One Should Have to Choose Between A Healthy Family and A Job
Hanukkah Reconsidered: A Split in the Jewish Soul
I grew up loving this holiday – until I learned the dark side and felt like a kid discovering that there’s no Santa Claus. It turns out Hanukkah is, in part, a tale of Jew vs. Jew.
When It Comes to Israel, We Cannot Avoid Our Discomfort
Although we don’t vote in Israel’s elections and should not expect to, neither does the Knesset have a monopoly over the Zionist project. It belongs to all Jews.