Kotel Controversy

Jul 12, 2017 by

World Jewry was shocked that Prime Minister Netanyahu reneged on his commitment to developing a pluralistic space at the Kotel so...

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It’s Lonely in the Middl...

Jul 6, 2017 by

In anticipation of the release of CCAR Press’s newest book, The Fragile Dialogue: New Voices of Liberal Zionism, we’ve...

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What’s in an Anniversary?

Jun 29, 2017 by

In anticipation of the release of CCAR Press’s newest book, The Fragile Dialogue: New Voices of Liberal Zionism, we’ve...

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Mishkan HaLev: Transported Bey...

Jun 28, 2017 by

A prayerbook is a repository of rituals and ceremonies; its language is often formulaic and sometimes feels abstract. Yet the rituals...

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My Classmate Was A Force of Na...

Jun 27, 2017 by

Each of my HUC-JIR classmates (Cincinnati ’60) has had a transformative impact on his congregation or community.  (Yes, sadly we were...

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Neither Babylon nor Jerusalem:...

Jun 14, 2017 by

America and Israel loom large in the contemporary Jewish world. Conversations about global Judaism tend to focus on one or the other,...

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Wonder Woman is My Rabbi: A Fa...

Jun 5, 2017 by

Let me start out with an admission: I am an unabashed fangirl of DC comics’ pantheon of characters. Ever since I secretly watched...

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