Mad at Alan Lew

I’m mad at Alan Lew. I know he died in 2009, and I hope…
community leaders sitting in a circle of chairs

Parsha Shoftim, Capital Pride, and Building our Bayit

This week’s parsha, Shoftim, describes four main forms of communal…

Counting on LGBT+ Jews for Shavuot

The Torah was never given to an individual, but rather to a nation.…

We Live in a Society: Teachings from Kedoshim for Right Now

My son and I often say, "We live in a society." For us it's…

Atoning for the Spiritual Abuse of Conversion Therapy and From Conversion to Allyship

Atoning for the Spiritual Abuse of Conversion Therapy Rabbi…

Welcoming the Stranger and Protecting the Refugee: A Conversation With Jodi Block of JIAS

It has been a month since Russia invaded Ukraine. Since then…
image of Torah scroll text of the first words of vayikra, vayikra el moshe laimor, daber el

The Holiness In What We Must Remember To Forget: Shabbat Zakhor And Vayikra

Inscribed above the exit of Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust…

Ordering for Humanity

On Purim we embrace the disorder of the ונהפוך הוא,…

Refugee Shabbat and a Mishkan for all: Parsha Pekudei

What does it mean to have a home, a bayit? Is it a physical…

Tu BiShvat: the Winter of our Redemption

Justice is rarely calm. As the Egyptians retrench themselves…