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Southern & Jewish

A Real-Life Cliché

Southern, Jewish, and grateful

Rabbis Without Borders

Six Unsettling Truths Laid Bare by the Present Violence

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Keshet

Speaking Up for Trans Youth

The new spate of anti-trans legislation restricting access to medical care and curtailing the ability to play gender-appropriate sports is devastating not only for trans folks but also for all Jews, as it strikes a blow at a core Jewish value: Do not cause distress by referring to a person’s past identity.

Justice Is…

To say that justice had been served in Derek Chauvin’s trial is, in my mind, reduces justice to a single action, as opposed to an adjective, an innate characteristic our society as a whole should be striving for.

What do you do when a prayer… sort of stinks?

As someone who struggles with chronic illness, this prayer has proven extra difficult for me, as it seems to imply that a body that works differently might not be fit to pray before God.

Mourning Responsibly and Transformatively

Today is Memorial Day in Israel. The country is mourning for those who fell in the struggle against our enemies.How ...

When is Trans Joy?

An affirmation for Transgender Day of Visibility

Canaanite Careers

The Musings of an Anxious Young Jewish Professional

How A Little Pirkei Avot Eased A Little Pandemic Stress

I didn’t grow up hearing much Hebrew or Yiddish. I got the occasional “lay keppy (head)” from my mother when ...

Sharing the Burden: How A Little Pirkei Avot Eased Pandemic Stress

I didn’t grow up hearing much Hebrew or Yiddish. I got the occasional “lay keppy (head)” from my mother when ...

The Paradox of People-to-People Peace-Building

People-to-people peace-building works.It’s been researched and documented, in Northern Ireland, Rwanda, and many other places. Without people-to-people peace-building on a ...

Gabby and The Quest to Find Jewish Characters in Books

Jewish representation in young adult literature is better than ever.

The Temptation of the Master’s Tools

Who will you choose to be? Are you paying attention? How many times have you been called to action? What ...

Mississippi is My Valentine

In honor of Valentine's Day, a love letter to the state I call home