Making Strides for Religious U...

Apr 5, 2018 by

Pastor Todd Buurstra, Dr. Ali Chaudry, and I have been making strides together for some time now. Moved by the travel ban that...

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Listen to This: Israel is Stil...

Mar 21, 2018 by

My wife, Sarah, grew up going to Jewish day school. When I talk about the work I do, she has a very familiar reference point. She has...

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Speak to the children of Israe...

Feb 12, 2018 by

Jewish history is peppered by tragic events. These are just a few: 1182 – the expulsion of the Jews of France 1290 – the expulsion of...

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Engaging with Israel on your o...

Nov 20, 2017 by

As The Fragile Dialogue explores, Israel has quickly become one of the most polarizing forces in the North American Jewish Community....

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Modern Israel and Interfaith R...

Oct 3, 2017 by

Recently, I was guest lecturer at Georgia Tech. I addressed a bright group of young juniors and seniors taking a Religion and Science...

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Fragile Identities in Dialogue...

Jul 20, 2017 by

I grew up in an age when the State of Israel was touted as the panacea for the lost American Jew. We celebrated Yom haAtzmaut as...

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Swiftly Flow the Days

Jul 13, 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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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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