After the Exodus, Torah was revealed at Sinai, and our ancestors had to figure out how their lives would be different after their liberation from Mitzrayim. The Vision for Black Lives policy platform is similarly a revelation, a vision of…
This article is part of a collaborative series commissioned by altMuslimah and Jewschool to promote interfaith dialogue and understanding between Muslim and Jewish communities experiencing a rise in anti-Semitism and Islamophobia. A brief tour of gaslighting: A…
Time-tested actions for developing and sustaining a sacred fellowship within the Jewish funeral ecosystem
We harm the black community - Jewish and not - when we appropriate black culture. We reinforce the idea of black culture as a commodity to be sampled, mocked, and tossed aside when we're finished.
MLK Day #TorahForTheResistance: Is Putting One’s Life on the Line to Stand Up to Oppression a Jewish Value?
Willingness to make the ultimate sacrifice is, indeed, a Jewish sensibility. However, it is a sensibility that is carefully limited.
For when Yosef was brought down into Egypt, he lost the memory of what it uniquely means to be a member of the Israelite people.
2017 was a dumpster fire of a year any way you look at it. Nazis marched the streets of America, rapists went unpunished, we started talking about nuclear war again, and California burned down. It was a terrible year for…
This Hanukkah, I pray to also learn from those who remind us that the impossible is possible bazman hazeh, in this, our time.
Beating back over a $1 millon dollar campaign, workers vote overwhemingly to unionize at the Stamford Hilton.
How can we broading the Channukah story and learn about other ways to respond to oppression besides the violent resistance of the Maccabees?