The Torah is Political – Rabbi...

Jan 20, 2017 by

Given the contentious nature of public debate in this election year and in light of the inauguration of Donald Trump as the nation’s...

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Let The Optimism In You Die Ha...

Dec 14, 2016 by

I‘m an optimist. I resist the “half-empty” glass. I look for the best in others. At times, I suffer the consequences, but seeing the...

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The Orchard of Abraham’s Child...

Mar 1, 2016 by

There is only one nursery school in all of Israel that has Jewish and Muslim children enrolled together. It’s in Jaffa, a mixed...

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The Best of Israeli Reform

Feb 27, 2016 by

The Israeli Reform movement has come a long way these last 25 years. Thirty percent of all Israelis now have a positive impression of...

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Charedi Knesset member’s sland...

Feb 26, 2016 by

Charedi MK Israel Eichler’s comparison on Feb. 23 of Reform Jews to mentally ill patients diminishes not only Reform Judaism, but all...

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Is the Two-State Solution Viab...

Feb 25, 2016 by

I had the privilege today of introducing two programs at Convention on Tuesday in Jerusalem. Both sessions addressed the issue of the...

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