Laura Duhan Kaplan

Laura Duhan Kaplan is Director of Inter-religious Studies at the Vancouver School of Theology, a faculty member at ALEPH Ordination Programs, Rabbi Emerita of Or Shalom Synagogue, and Professor Emerita of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Follow her blog at sophiastreet.com.


Articles by Laura Duhan Kaplan

Wicked Child

All the Seder-goers I know love reading about the “four children” in the Passover Haggadah. But they all dislike the ...

International Women’s Day: Torah from the Margins

Torah teaches that ancient Israelite women refused to donate their jewelry to build the Golden Calf. Instead they donated their ...

Changing the Subject: Purim and Israeli Politics

Members of my Canadian synagogue are deeply engaged with Israel. Almost all, teens included, have visited the land at least ...