Rabbi Jacqueline Mates-Muchin encourages American Jews to “be open to hearing what peoples’ experiences, feelings, and traditions actually are.”
Lunar’s short videos will feature content made by Asian American Jews for Asian American Jews … and for others who might seek to understand their lives and issues.
Hawaiian-Jewish surfing star Makua Rothman may have successfully ridden the largest recorded wave in the history of the sport, estimated to be at least 100 feet tall.
Mitsui Collective founder Yoshi Silverstein on nature, food, and integrating his identities.
Reconstructing Judaism Names Rabbi Sandra Lawson Inaugural Director of Racial Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Rabbi Sandra Lawson (she/her), a trailblazing leader, will join Reconstructing Judaism as its inaugural Director of Racial Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
Campbell takes over at a moment of intense reckoning over race and inclusion for America and American Jews.
I usually am not in favor of Nazi analogies because such comparisons downplay the horrors of the era, but so many events over the last years seemed to echo the past.
For my daughter, supporting Black lives and celebrating Hanukkah is part and parcel of the same thing; one does not happen without the other.
American Jews are taught to connect with Judaism either through traditional concepts of religious practice, or through a Zionism that demands that people “stand with Israel.” It’s a binary that’s led many to simply check out.