Our movement was founded upon a love for Torah, God, and our sacred traditions. As future Jewish leaders who benefit from that commitment, we are ready to fight for a Jerusalem that validates and recognizes the holy Godliness in every resident.
This piece was originally posted by the American Jewish Peace Archive. This past June in Tel Aviv, the American Jewish Peace Archive interviewed J Street Israel Director Yael Patir. Patir recounted the influence of American Jews on the Israeli peace movement and offered counsel for American activists. Patir was born in Tel...
As we light the Channukah candles this year, may we celebrate our own liberation and reflect on how we wield our power as Jews.
With the news of an impending decision to eventually move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, I am taking the opportunity to post excerpts from a Jewschool piece I published in April 2016. The original post followed then-Candidate Trump’s pronouncement that he would make just such a decision. This piece is not a...
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!
A Birthright Israel trip alum gives three reasons why Birthright trips are problematic.
This piece was originally posted by the American Jewish Peace Archive. Though many Jews over 50 may remember the excitement of the massive Israeli anti-war mobilizations organized by Shalom Achshav (Peace Now) in the late 1970s and 80s in Israel, I was surprised to learn about this history. I first learned about...
These Sages help remind us to look at the chaos around us, to really see it, to analyze, it and begin to respond to it.
What does Parshat Toldot have to do with Toilets?
Today my old school Solomon Schechter is celebrating "50 years of Jerusalem reunification." They should not teach Occupation as reunification.