A #MeToo/#GamAni Confession fo...

Aug 31, 2018 by

As we enter the High Holy Days, we reflect on our individual failings, but our liturgy also instructs us to confess communally,...

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When the Torah Calls Out #MeTo...

Nov 2, 2017 by

Perhaps you are like me – stumbling through my days in a perpetual state of exhaustion. It could be for many reasons: long...

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On the Shoulders of Revolution...

Oct 13, 2016 by

As a child, I could see myself becoming a rabbi. And now, as a queer rabbinic student, I can envision myself echoing the call of...

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Inclusive Voices

Sep 14, 2016 by

On Tuesday, July 26th, as Hillary Clinton officially became the first woman to be nominated for president by a major U.S. political...

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A Mirror, a Prism, and a Teles...

Aug 31, 2016 by

No one ever told me that I couldn’t be a rabbi because of my gender. That was one of the gifts of growing up in a Reform synagogue in...

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A Sacred Calling as a Sacred R...

Jul 25, 2016 by

“My Judaism encourages me to focus on a personal relationship with God, to know myself, and to know God; to use my skills and...

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Definitions of Feminism

Jun 16, 2016 by

By all accounts, I was the least likely person to edit a book about women rabbis. Until recently, I recoiled at the very thought of...

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Complete Equality Comes to the...

May 31, 2016 by

I recently had the pleasure of sitting with a group of women days before their ordination as Reform rabbis. On that magical cusp...

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