Diversity

7 Global Jews To Enrich Your Sukkot Celebration

At Sukkot the custom of Ushpizin, offers us a chance, to be as welcoming and as inclusive as we would ...

An African American Jew Journeys to Orthodoxy

Life is a journey for each of us. It’s full of twists and turns and sometimes things happen to us ...

When Counselors Go To Camp

Where do seasoned camp veterans go to learn more about camp? Why camp, of course! Camp Be’chol Lashon is the ...

Passover, Then and Now

Pesach (Passover) is my favorite holiday. I enjoy reading about the journey from slavery to freedom and the journey of ...

Just Curious…

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

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

As an irrepressible, even relentless, optimist, I hold great hope for Jewish life in America. I wonder if that is because ...

When White Rabbis Talk About Race

White rabbis are talking about race. Over the last few years, sermons about race and racial issues have come to ...

Shabbat Is Not Orthodox

We are a diverse Jewish community. We hold different views on Israel. We have different understandings of Torah. There are ...

Praying with My Feet Because #BlackLivesMatter

What was it like to walk in the wilderness from Egypt to the Promised Land? In my own life and ...

From Monsey to Istanbul

Whenever I visit somewhere new, whether in my country of origin or somewhere foreign, I typically stand on the periphery ...