Chris Harrison

Chris Harrison

Chris Harrison is the writer/editor for Audacious Hospitality at the Union for Reform Judaism and an alumnus of the 2018 JewV’Nation Fellowship’s Jews of Color Leadership Cohort. He earned his B.A. in English-Creative Writing and Film Studies at Miami University and his Certificate in Jewish Leadership through Spertus Institute and Northwestern University. A published essayist, Chris lives with his partner and four pets in metro Detroit, where he serves on Temple Beth El’s Audacious Hospitality group and the Jewish Federation’s NEXTGen LGBTQA Pride Committee and the Hermelin Davidson Center for Congregational Excellence Committee.

The Healing Powers of Poetry

By
Chris Harrison
In a time as devastating as the COVID-19 pandemic, people heal in many different ways. For Cantor/Rabbinic Pastor Lisa Levine, healing comes in the form of music and poetry.

8 Must-Read Books for the Jewish Social Justice Advocate

To be Jewish, in large part, means to take justice seriously. Just like generations past, the Jewish community today is directly called to elevate marginalized voices, dismantle systemic oppression in all forms, and learn about how to be the best activists and advocates we can be.