Finding Community Abroad: A Seder in Lisbon

Sara B. Charney
April 13, 2015

My Passover seder this year was spent in the company of the small Reform Jewish community in Lisbon, Portugal. Despite numbering around two dozen, they are the only option in town other than the Orthodox, which numbers around 500, as the Masorti...

Berlin: The Home I Never Imagined

Rabbi Ruth H. Sohn
I have begun a year-long sabbatical in Berlin, one of the places on Earth I never imagined I would live. I am the child of Jews who fled Germany in the 1930s. Growing up hearing about my family’s experiences, all of my associations with the German nation, language, people, and...