Earlier this month I had the pleasure of traveling to Little Rock, AR, for the dedication of an installation containing a sapling from Anne Frank’s tree at the Clinton Presidential Center. The project was a partnership of the local Congregation B’nai Israel s
Rabbi Marla J. Feldman was the Executive Director of WRJ from 2012 tp June of 2023, having previously served as the Director of Development for the URJ and Director of the Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism. Feldman is a Reform rabbi (HUC-JIR, New York) and lawyer (JD, Univ. of Fla). Previously, Rabbi Feldman worked in the Jewish community relations field in Detroit and Delaware and served Reform congregations in Sarasota and Orlando, Florida. Feldman has authored Reform Movement action manuals and published modern midrash, and her articles have appeared in numerous publications and newspapers. She is the author of “Biblical Women Speak: Hearing Their Voices through New and Ancient Midrash” (JPS, 2023).
At this Passover season, our children – the wise ones, the motivated ones, the angry ones, and the fearful ones – are asking us their own four questions.
Equal Pay Day symbolizes the extra time women, on average, need to work each year to earn the same salary as men.
I turn to you, our elected representatives, to let you know that I am holding you accountable .I am a values voter, and these are the values that will determine my future votes.