Purim – Time for New Int...

Mar 14, 2014 by

I was teaching an Introduction to Judaism class this Tuesday night about (fittingly) Purim. I was in the midst of explaining to my...

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The Fast That I Desire: Honori...

Mar 12, 2014 by

Our world has not been perfect for quite a long time. In every age, our people have struggled to act in ways that can bring our world...

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In Response to Kansas Bill HB2...

Feb 27, 2014 by

This speech was delivered at the Equality Kansas Rally on February 25, 2014, in opposition to Kansas Bill HB2453, which explicitly...

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Judaism and Immigration Reform

Aug 6, 2013 by

Judaism has something to say about Immigration Reform. And, it starts with Welcoming the Stranger, and Protecting the Weak....

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Help Needed Now for People wit...

Jul 2, 2013 by

Hillel, asks, “If I am not for myself, then who will be for me? And if I am only for myself, then what am I? And if not now, when?”...

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On This Side of History –...

Jun 27, 2013 by

What does it feel like when a human-made law tells you your relationship isn’t worth as much as that of others even when...

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Lobbying for Immigration in Sa...

May 30, 2013 by

What does it mean to be part of a movement? What could it look like if we actually moved together? On Thursday May 23rd forty-two...

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Serve the Eternal With Joy

Apr 24, 2013 by

The Psalmist calls to us, “Serve the Eternal with joy!” For three days, participants of the Consultation on Conscience heard from...

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