Reimagining A Holocaust Classic

Lior Ben-Hur, Jewish&, 06/14/2016

Music and Judaism go hand in hand. Every Shabbat service, lifecycle event, Jewish holiday or Israeli holiday has a specific song or melody that relates to that special day.

The World of Jewish Music

Canton Rachel Stock Spilker, Jewish&, 01/22/2015

There is a myth that Jewish music is "always in a minor key," and often echoes themes of pieces like "Hava Nagila" and "Kol Nidrei."

Our Jewish African Roots

Isaiah Rothstein, Jewish&, 04/24/2014

Last winter I had the distinct pleasure of joining the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) cohort of twenty-five young professionals on a journey to Ethiopia.

Psalms for the Philippines

Rabbi Juan Mejia, Jewish&, 11/19/2013

Jewish Music with A Caribbean Flair

Rabbi Juan Mejia, Jewish&, 07/18/2016

Chavurat Nahariyah is an exciting group of young families in the Caribbean city of Barranquilla in my native Colombia.

Praying For My Children After Charleston

Marcella White Campbell, Jewish&, 06/29/2015

It is an incredible act of hope, celebrating the week that has come and anticipating a week we are sure will follow. Shabbat after Shabbat, I have asked and prayed that my children be safe in the week to come.

At Purim, We Shall Overcome

Isaiah Rothstein, Jewish&, 03/03/2015

This past week I had the pleasure of attending the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference. As I walked out of the convention center, dozens of people with their anti-Israel sentiments, signs, and slurs called me a murderer, called me a Nazi, called me a an animal.

Welcoming the Bride Modern Style

Lior Ben-Hur, Jewish&, 02/17/2015

Since I released my latest music video, "Boee Kala", many friends, fellow musicians, and community members have asked me questions regarding to the meaning of the song, its title, the choice of location for shooting the video as well as my personal connection to the text.

Created In G-d's Image

Paige Jones DeYoung, My Jewish Learning, 02/04/2015

My entire life has been surrounded by the question, what are you? Rather than who are you? And though they say your past makes your present it was never a present hearing that question.

MLK Day: My Second Birthday

Isaiah Rothstein, My Jewish Learning, 01/18/2015

Many see Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a day off, but for my family, it’s a second birthday. The reason why my family cherishes this day is because in its essence, MLK Jr. Day captures my very existence, and is a reminder for my family that justice, no matter how long the road, will always prevail.

Lessons from Catholic Mass for Rosh Hashanah

Robin Washington, Jewish&, 09/04/2014

Praying for Dad

Jennifer Stempel, Jewish&, 06/10/2014

Public Justice

Sarah Barasch-Hagans, Ritual Well, 11/30/-0001