Every week, we can experience an enlivening of our deepest selves when we turn away from the world of work for Shabbat.
As a leader – volunteer or professional – in a synagogue, what keeps you up at night? What do these concerns tell us about the contemporary Jewish landscape?
Imam Abdullah Antepli, a Turkish-born cleric, shares his insights on the current state of Jewish-Muslim relations in the United States.
The values of the American Revolution – liberty, freedom, and especially democracy – profoundly affected the small colonial Jewish community and laid the groundwork for Reform Judaism.
I just wanted to be me, and have the space to figure out who that was without being squeezed inside one of those cramped, dark spaces.
Rabbi Sarah Bassin is the former executive director of New Ground, a Los Angeles-based organization dedicated to transforming the ways Jews and Muslims interact.
I can think of a few truly memorable worship experiences in my life, but the one that always stands out was seeing Green Day at Madison Square Garden in 2009.
Thanks to the Brickner Fellowship, I’ve become a social justice advocate, working with diverse organizations to address societal problems from multiple angles.
As Reform Jews, it can be difficult to create immersive Jewish moments – and camp spoiled many of us into thinking that the best of what that experience could look like is behind us.