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Making Jewish Life Accessible for All

February is Jewish Disabilities Awareness and Inclusion Month. Join us as we share stories that highlight the impact of inclusion in our camp communities.

Interfaith or Multicultural? Words Matter at a Wedding

Young statisticians in love. Can you imagine their wedding? If you do, please don’t imagine anything stuffy or stilted. Because ...

Jewish Music with A Caribbean Flair

Judaism and Calypso? An unexpected combination? For Oscar Sarmiento, Duvan Vargas and Ruben de la Hoz, living on the shores ...

Spreading Jewish Music, Comedy, and More – All Across the South!

Summer at the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life (ISJL) is a busy and exciting time. During the month of June, the ...

Lessons Learned from Multicultural Jewish Asian Families

What does it mean to be Jewish and Asian? Amidst the complex conversations about race in America comes JewAsian, a ...

Race: Pushing Myself & the Jewish Community

“Everyone has a different tolerance for complexity.” This is a concept that was introduced to me in anticipation of adopting ...

Maybe We Should Give Up On Tolerance…

A few years ago, an acquaintance of mine — another rabbi, who is a friend of my current havruta [Jewish study ...

Passing the Pride Along

It’s Pride season, although I celebrate all year long! But recently there’s been a lot of talk about our gay ...

Just Curious…

I can recall, apparently with terrific inaccuracy, hearing a kindergarten story about an incorrigible feline who poked his nose into ...

Turn the Prism One More Time

To be honest, I really struggle in these months before an election. The tsunami of political rhetoric in and of ...