At this time of year, people often make charitable donations. There are many wonderful Jewish social justice organizations covering a spectrum of issues that are worth supporting this season!
Today my old school Solomon Schechter is celebrating "50 years of Jerusalem reunification." They should not teach Occupation as reunification.
I worked hard to identify opportunities for my 13-year-old campers to think critically about issues like gender, and to grow. However, there was and remains a limit to the cultural changes Ramah is willing to pursue, and that limit is the occupation.
Those of us connected to the heritage of Avraham must engage in this difficult work of imbuing the words of our tradition with meanings that honor the values embodied by our ancestors in this week’s parasha of radical respect and generosity.
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