Last week, Rabbi Saperstein spoke at the Brookings Institution's forum, "Faith-Based & Neighborhood Partnerships in the Obama Era: Assessing the First Year and Looking Ahead." The event focused on understanding what the Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood
For the past two weeks, I had the opportunity to meet with Union for Progressive Judaism (UPJ) rabbis, congregational presidents, board members, youth and social action committees in Australia and New Zealand to discuss congregational social activism and Nothing But Nets. And what an incredible experience it has been -- both personally and professionally!
Last week, a truly incredible and significant segment of the American Reform Jewish people - more than 3,500 rabbis, lay leaders, administrators, staff, and volunteers - converged on Toronto for the 2009 Union for Reform Judaism Biennial.