Jewish identity

I’m A Jewish Professional, But… confession here might surprise you

You Can’t Hide From Your Jewish Self

Eventually, your identity becomes undeniable - and that's awesome.

Honor Non-Jewish Parents of Jewish Kids

Once the interfaith family exists, alienating families that are interfaith but committed to raising Jewish children is not good for Judaism.

A Yankee Perspective on the Jewish South

What makes a Southern Jew different from a Northern Jew?

Flexibility & Adaptability: Making Room to Grow

As part of our summer blog series on 21st Century Skills, we are featuring personal stories from camp alumni and ...

Holy or Horrible: Can We Force Meaningful Moments?

As a Jewish educator, I teach students of all ages about the sacred moments we will experience throughout our lives ...

What We Are Not Asking When We Talk About Intermarriage

Monday in the JTA, Rabbi Seymour Rosenbloom published an op-ed in which he argued that it was time that Conservative rabbis officiate ...

Friday Night Lights Vs… Friday Night Lights

“Where’s your family?” A friendly “old timer” asked me at Friday night services a couple of weeks ago. When you’re ...

Judaism, A House Divided Against Itself

There was a time when the Jewish community spoke with one voice. The Talmud records the role of the Resh ...

A Tale of Two Little Girls and of Two Little Nations – Holding Hands

Two girls holding hands, tightly, or so it seems. They’re about ten years old. The two of them, one tall ...