Shimon Peres on the Futility of War
After the recent passing of Israeli President Shimon Peres, z"l, I'm remembering the time I sat down with him in a Manhattan midtown hotel in 1994 at the beginning of the Oslo process to discuss the peace process.
What Is It About Israel?
It was a straightforward question, spoken in a tone that was casual but knowing: “Did it change you?” he asked us.
An Ode to the Tastes of Home
One smell always takes me home: Montreal smoked meat. Smoky, salty, peppered, and spicy, the marbled charcuterie draws me in like nothing else.
Check out the RAC's High Holiday Guide on Criminal Justice
Each day in this country, we are faced with harrowing truths about how our criminal justice system operates.
9 Principles to Help You Engage Jewish Youth
These nine guiding principles to engage youth were developed by numerous congregations and synagogue professionals in our collaborative work with them. We share them with congregations and use them to inform our own ongoing efforts to develop new camps and year-round programming.
Things are Heating up around North Carolina's Anti-LGBTQ Legislation
On March 23, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed what has since been labelled “one of the most anti-LGBT bills in the nation” into law.
Demand Equality at Israel's Holiest Site
Last January, Israel's government resolved to include all forms of Jewish worship at the Kotel, Recently, however, it has successfully avoided implementing its own resolution.
Access to God
The concept of inclusion is currently a fundamental tenet of many organizations: private, public, not-for-profit and religious.
Announcing the Launch of the JewV'Nation Fellowship!
The JewV’Nation Fellowship represents the belief that a healthy Jewish people is possible only when individual Jews and their loved ones are included.
Jews and Campaign Buttons: A Time-Honored Tradition
During the last 100 years, political parties and commercial button makers have designed buttons to attract the votes of American Jews.