Where is the Jewish community?

Today is the GLBT Pride Parade in West Hollywood.  For several hours community groups will march down Santa Monica Blvd to the blare of music.  Some groups march in matching t-shirts. Others build floats and dance to the latest tunes. Elected officials and honorees ride in cars and wave.  I have done all of that…Read more »

Is this the next wave in Jewish community or just the same old thing?

This article in Zeek magazine http://zeek.forward.com/articles/117044/(a product of the Jewish  Forward) aptly describes the ways that young Jews are connecting to Jewish community through justice organizations, Community Based Organizing, and through Food!  They have changed the landscape completely of the Jewish community. The ongoing rejection of traditional Jewish institutions is troubling however.  Perhaps it is not…Read more »