Promises of Liberation

Apr 20, 2016 by

This week is framed by the unfulfilled promises of liberation. On April 16, we celebrated Emancipation Day, which marks the...

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Marching toward a World of Jus...

Sep 3, 2015 by

Rabbi Tarfon taught: “You are not required to complete the work, but neither are you at liberty to abstain from it.” What...

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Treading the Waters of Injusti...

Sep 2, 2015 by

My head is swimming. Not just with the heat of an 18 mile march on a cloudless summer day; not just with the bottles of water and...

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Taking Torah on the Road

Aug 11, 2015 by

Do you remember holding a Torah scroll? Its sudden weight in your arms and soul, the joy of connecting through the generations to...

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At the Start of the Journey

Aug 7, 2015 by

The Central Conference of American Rabbis is partnering with the Religious Action Center, the NAACP and other African American civil...

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Being but a Cog in the Work to...

Aug 6, 2015 by

On August 1, 2015, I was lucky enough to pronounce the final benediction at a ceremony beginning the NAACP‘s 45-day American Journey...

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Why We’re Marching in Am...

Aug 4, 2015 by

We are participating in the N.A.A.C.P.’s “America’s Journey for Justice” is, individually and as part of the collective of 140+...

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We All Count: Shavuot

May 26, 2015 by

This blog is the eighth in a series from Rabbis Organizing Rabbis connecting the period of the Omer to the issue of race and class...

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