A group of teenagers—Israeli Jewish and Palestinians with Israeli citizenship—came to Camp Kinderland (of “Commie Camp” movie fame) this week to visit and meet their age peers. They did ice breakers, sports, swimming, and taught each other dances and songs in Hebrew, Arabic, English, and Yiddish. I had the opportunity to give this mixed group […]
The Jewschool community stands in solidarity with the Jerusalem LBGTQ community in response to the terrorist attack at the Pride Parade.
American Jews are too comfortable on this Tisha B'Av, Rebecca Grabiner writes. A quick remedy: visit the Palestinian territories.
American Jews rally to save a Palestinian village in the West Bank from demolition -- again.
A meditation on what Tisha B'av means today.
A contemporary lament poem (kinnah), in the style of Eli Tsiyon, for the plague of American racism, by Ruby K and Aryeh Bernstein.
Revisiting a categorization of approaches to Jewish pluralism. Does it make sense to talk about "stages"?