Reform Judaism in Israel: Grea...

Aug 16, 2019 by

Last month, I had the great privilege of worshiping and sharing Shabbat dinner with friends at Congregation Bavat Ayin in Rosh...

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CCAR Israel Trip – Janua...

Feb 7, 2019 by

I write this as I am returning to Chicago from a week spent with a number of rabbinical colleagues in Israel. The purpose of the trip...

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In Solidarity with Our Israeli...

Jul 19, 2018 by

The following is the response of the Israel Movement for Progressive Judaism, issued by our colleague Rabbi Gilad Kariv, after the...

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In Solidarity with Our Israeli...

Jul 19, 2018 by

We join in solidarity with our Israeli colleagues and with the whole Israeli Reform Movement in opposing the Nation State Law just...

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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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