#TorahForTheResistance is a campaign by young rabbinical and religious students about Jewish resistance to Trump through the lens of faith, Judaism, and spirituality.
"Going to Charlottesville I honestly believed my kippah and tallit would protect me."
How a radical Jewish calendar helps us live out the Judaism we want to see: one of resistance, justice, celebration, and healing.
The Lubavitcher Rebbe says that eikev is a reminder to sanctify our everyday activities: This “lowly” part of our life is the foundation of our relationship with God, in the same way that the heel is the base upon which the entire body stands and moves. So, too, with the people among us upon whom society has trampled, the people we see every day: a moral accounting of our society is one that acknowledges that our relative privilege is built on the suffering of others.
This Executive Order—this Muslim Ban—is an egregious manifestation of Mitzrayim … and even if it is stayed or amended, it is clear we are going to need to remain awake and resilient…. Egypt is upon us, friends, and we’re going to need to be BRAVE, to LOVE bravely – across lines and despite fears.
Rabbi Shahar Colt investigates each of the 10 Commandments, wondering "What is each commandment asking me to confront and explore?"
Rabbinical student Laura Bellows on why sometimes Resistance *is* revelation -- and how we can turn to our ancestors for wisdom and guidance for both.