Earlier today, the Reform Movement issued a statement about the t’shuvah Donald Trump should engage in this Elul and these High Holidays. They were proud of the statement, for some reason, promoting it across social media. This could have been…
“And if human beings are only wild animals, may I be able to turn them toward mildness and humility.” On May 21, the White House issued an abominable document defining people as animals. In recent weeks, the Israeli government has…
No matter who is behind the JCC threats, something about antisemitism has changed in the US over the past year.
Rabbi Jason Kimelman-Block reminds us not to retreat and be silent in the face of the new wave of the Muslim Ban -- and to stand up and fight back.
The election of Donald Trump and the rise of the #JewishResistance movement has led to an amazing outpouring of Torah -- #TorahForTheResistance.
Punching Richard Spencer wasn't self-defense. Beyond the fact that this punch was morally indefensible, it was also incredibly stupid.
As Jews and as Americans, we have looked on in dismay as immigrants, Muslims, LGBTQ people, Native people, Black and Brown people, women, and people with disabilities have been vilified, threatened, and/or mocked. Throughout the electoral cycle, a constant stream of…
There are eerie similarities in how Binyamin Netanyahu came to power with how Donald Trump may do the same on Election Day.
The CEO of Bend the Arc discusses how the Jewish community rose to the challenge of Trump's bigotry -- and who among us didn't.
Establishment Jewry was too quiet on Trump's anti-Semitism -- but new groups and young Jews took him on. Time to pass the baton to a new generation of Jewish defense groups.