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.
When my daughter was born 18 years ago, I used to bring her to school with me and lay her on a blanket in the corner of my classroom when I taught. There was no child care at the university (then the University of Judaism) and no paid family leave.Eighteen years later, there are classes of rabbinical students who remember my daughter and then my son as infants in their mishnah classes, the institutions has a different name, and we still don't have paid family leave (or child care).
A meditation on what Tisha B'av means today.
The author explains the values behind Rabbi Brant Rosen's new community, Tzedek Chicago, and why he is excited to take part.