Raised orthodox, Becca Tanen says ousting women rabbis from orthodoxy is a disaster for the movement.
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Can we respect the intelligence of American Jewish kids with more than official talking points? Two innovators talk with Jewschool about doing just that.
When my daughter was born 18 years ago, I used to bring her to school with me and lay her on a blanket in the corner of my classroom when I taught. There was no child care at the university (then the University of Judaism) and no paid family leave.Eighteen years later, there are classes of rabbinical students who remember my daughter and then my son as infants in their mishnah classes, the institutions has a different name, and we still don't have paid family leave (or child care).
Five leading progressive American Jewish organizations jointly honor Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin on the 20th anniversary of his assassination.
David Levy reviews the new film by Jake Witzenfeld, screening in New York as part of The Other Israel Film Festival.
We invite you to the only film festival devoted to Israel's minorities -- the "other Israel."
Aliza Becker writes that "Censored Voices" is a must-see for anyone who wants to understand the 1967 Six Day War.
Aryeh Cohen writes that this new Israeli documentary "Censored Voices" demythologizes the 1967 Six Day War, raising up redacted combatant witnesses and participants in violence.