Help Israel become a more Just Society. Join the campaign to write 1000’s of letters to Prime Minister Netanyahu, President Reuven Rivlin, Diaspora Minister Naftali Bennett to follow Israel’s Supreme Court Ruling to follow through on the plans to enhance the Southern Kotel (Western Wall) Plaza as a place for egalitarian prayer. The Ultra-Orthodox threatening…Read more »
Reform Movement Leaders to PM Netanyahu: Help End Incitement 12/18/2015 PrintEmailShare Contact: Max Rosenblum or Jacob Kraus 202.387.2800 | firstname.lastname@example.org Today, leaders of the Reform Jewish Movement addressed the following letter to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: Dear Prime Minister Netanyahu, In these troubling and difficult times, we have witnessed a worrying escalation of incitement…Read more »
We released this statement on behalf of the Central Conference of American Rabbis (the oldest and largest rabbinical organization in North American which I have the privilege of serving as President) today in response to the despicable and deplorable statements made by a political candidate. CCAR Statement Condemning Anti-Muslim Bigotry Tuesday, December 8, 2015 The…Read more »
Recently the Jewish Journal published an article by the ever controversial Dennis Prager who wrote a mean-spirited article about transgender people and in particular Rabbi Becky Silverstein- a transgender rabbi. He serves a Conservative congregation in Pasadena, CA and is an extraordinary role model to adults and children alike for his courage and Torah. I…Read more »
My Kol Nidre sermon from 5776 on Racism, White Privilege, America’s Journey for Justice.
Shanah Tovah u’metukah. I wish you each a happy and sweet New Year. Do you like creamy peanut butter or crunchy? That was always the debate in my house growing up. My mother was big on creamy JIF peanut butter. You remember. Choosy mothers choose JIF? She was big on the dreaded Concord grape jelly. …Read more »