Here’s a great little video about my new book: Mishkan Ga’avah Where Pride Dwells:
Confronting Generational Tensions to Build Our Badass Jewish Feminist Future
I am a feminist. That means I try to promote women and access by women to great jobs, great education, and full liberty and equality in my faith and in civil society. It doesn’t mean – I hate men. I love men! I care about men. I want them to care about me too. Feminism…Read more »
Jewish community reacts to the Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage | Nation | Jewish Journal
See mu we my comments on our big win at the Supreme Court Amazing Love does win and Justice too! Jewish community reacts to the Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage | Nation | Jewish Journal.
What Does Judaism Say About LGBT People? | Advocate.com
Here is my interview in the Advocate. Although they got some facts wrong. My Ordination year is wrong—it is HUC-JIR 1988. I came out publicly in 1988 What Does Judaism Say About LGBT People? | Advocate.com.
Lights in the Forest
Friends, I am so excited to announce the publication next week of the new book “Lights in the Forest” by CCARPress. Edited by Rabbi Paul Citrin, I have contributed to this important anthology which has several essays about theological and philosophical questions. This time of year as we prepare for the Jewish High Holy Days…Read more »
Jews of the Ukraine in the Cross Hairs
Dear Friends, This is a post from the World Union of Progressive Judaism about the situation in Ukraine. This morning another synagogue was vandalized. It seems history is repeating itself. Please read below and consider helping. Dear World Union Family: This morning, as our community members arrived at the synagogue center in Simferopol, they discovered…Read more »
Bring out your Unconscious Desire
Omer blessing today for day 26 – it is a day of hod shebnetzach. Hod sits opposite Netzach on the Tree of Life. Both are the feet-bringing a person to action. Hod is also the place of where form is given language and Netzach is the place of our unconscious desire. Today is the day…Read more »
Joint Statement in Response to Yehuda Levin on the Death of Leiby Kletzky.
The murder of Leiby Kletzky was a tragic event that has brought together people of all faiths and creeds in grief and heartache. Young Leiby’s death reminds us that consolation comes from all peoples, not just peoples of a particular stripe. The disgusting attribution made by Yehuda Levin, that young Leiby’s death happened because…Read more »
Is she Jewish enough? Are you?
It is comforting to follow the progress of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords better known as “Gabby”. Following the shooting in Arizona she is now in Houston, Texas in a rehabilitation hospital following transport by ambulance, plane and helicopter! She has made incredible progress in a short amount of time astounding the doctors, nurses and most of…Read more »
A Jewish music festival
Don’t forget to join us at Kol Ami tonight. The amazing Vox Femina choral group will be filling our sanctuary with Jewish music. Founded by Kol Ami member, Dr. Iris Levine chair of the music department at Cal Poly Pomona, Vox Femina has won numerous awards for their artistry and dedication. They will join with…Read more »