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 »

No One is Exempt

Parshat  Korach Numbers  16:1 -18:32  No one exempt. That is the rule in Judaism. Everyone must give tzedakah and everyone must tithe. This week’s Torah portion, Korach, makes that extremely clear.  It describes the obligations of Levites in this regard.  The Levites received all of the sacred offering from the Israelite nation intended for God. …Read more »