A break from labor, even the labor of social change, may be as radical as the work itself. Shabbat elevates to new importance in the Trump era.
Shmuel Rosner misunderstands the Exodus, prioritizing national solidarity above “worn-out political debates”— and is badly mistaken.
Ten lessons from the new AJWS Haggadah -- Next Year in a Just World -- for Jewish social justice activists.
Two trans Jewish activists respond to Benay Lappe's comments on the Judaism Unbound podcast that erased trans women of color in the gay movement.
From our friends at Auburn Seminary comes a major new program: a Justice Ministry Education certificate for faith-based social justice leaders and organizers.
After the religiously-motivated Orlando shooting, a Jewish mother and her non-Jewish husband reconsiders why raise any child in a faith?
Just as every year the haggadah tells us we must see ourselves as if we personally left Egypt and were personally redeemed from oppression, so every year we must push ourselves out of our comfort zones and try to embrace new and "strange" habits of mind and thoughts. We cannot rely on what was once difficult and brave for us but is now part of our regular internal conversation or behavior.
Solidarity of Nations - Achvat Amim is a 5 month volunteer experience, built and run by activists and educators, in Jerusalem that directly engages with the reality of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, based on the core value of self-determination for all peoples.
Join leaders and congregants from across the Chicago Jewish community to advance trauma care on the south side.