"While we agree with many of Isaiah’s sentiments, and we too think that the poor, and the orphaned should be protected, we cannot abide the extreme and unfair language that Isaiah employs to describe our beloved city."
The Innovation Fund by the National Havurah Committee exists to support egalitarian and participatory Jewish learning, community building, and tikkun olam.
After seeing a #BlackLivesMatter protest, Carmel Tanaka wonders why she never saw herself as a Jew of color, and what might the movement mean for Canada?
In the Bronx, courts are failing blacks and Hispanics, where a Tru'ah rabbinic fellow calls us to heed Moses' demand for criminal justice reform.
Making Money Make Change, Resource Generation’s annual retreat registration is now open. This conference is a time for learning, growing, and moving towards collective action for young people with wealth.
This is part of Jewschool’s poetry series on Lamentations for our modern cities and urban justice, by Adam Gottlieb: "America feeds on its children: / Bodies run through pipelines"
A lamentation poem, based on Eikha, chapter 5, on today's Chicago, by Stephanie Friedman: "Whatever we imagine renewing, we must imagine anew. The sanctuary we would rededicate, the city we would rebuild, will not be some prelapsarian state to which we will be passively restored..."
Lamentations 4: An elegy from eikha for today's cities: "What you see is the same; what you hear is a cup / Full of coins and a homeless guy asking for change."
Jewschool interviews Ladino singer-songwriter about her new children's album and her quest to save Ladino.