As we light the Channukah candles this year, may we celebrate our own liberation and reflect on how we wield our power as Jews.
A Birthright Israel trip alum gives three reasons why Birthright trips are problematic.
Why document a movement that has failed for 50 years to achieve its objective? The director of the American Jewish Peace Archive answers a tough question.
The essay reminded me of notes I sent with my daughter Shachar (who is now in college), when she went off on her sixth grade trip to Israel. I don’t often write about my children (and I got permission from…
“Disturbing the Peace” which combines reenactments, archival footage, on camera storytelling, and live documentation, tells the story of the creation of the organization “Combatants for Peace.”
[View the story “Report-Back: IfNotNow Members on Visiting Israel/Palestine with the Center for Jewish Nonviolence” on Storify]
A team of young American Jews from DC raised over $3,700 for Gazans as part of UNWRA's "Gaza 5K Walk/Run."
This event was a success not only because it demonstrated the openness of the students in our community, but also because it challenged Brown RISD Hillel to reflect on its ability to facilitate and provide space for this openness. Ultimately,…
[pullquote align=right] Jewish studies ought not, as Neusner recognized, be shaped to meet the parochial interests of the Jewish community. [/pullquote]In December of 1984, Jacob Neusner interviewed for the Koshland Chair in Jewish Studies, a newly created position at Stanford.…
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