Marisa Elana James is the Senior Organizer for T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights. Marisa spent more than five years living, working, and studying in Jerusalem. While there, she worked for Encounter Programs, taught Introduction to Judaism classes both in Jerusalem and in Bethlehem, and co-created and led the rabbinical student program for T’ruah. […]
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"?
Throwback Thursday to 2014 post about If Not Now Tisha B'Av service in Brooklyn, protesting Israel's war in Gaza, with thoughts on responding to the crisis today.