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Schindler’s List: Separating Truth from Fiction

Schindler’s List: Separating Truth from Fiction The 25th anniversary re-release of Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List has reignited criticism as well as praise for the Oscar-winning…

How to Bring Sacred Stories to Life

How to Bring Sacred Stories to Life Even though the Jewish people are known as the “People of the Book,” sometimes our sacred stories can…

How I Feel as a Jew During Christmas

How I Feel as a Jew During Christmas Sustaining a minority culture in the face of Christmas’s incessant commercial drumbeat can be exhausting. 12/13/2018 Juliette…

Playing the Long Game of Social Change

Playing the Long Game of Social Change Recently, I traveled to Tornillo, TX, to witness and protest the detention camp there. Since my return, the…

Building the World We Wish to See

Building the World We Wish to See Just as it is inaccurate to paint all progressive Jews with a broad brush, the same is true…

A Familiar Conversation with a Family Twist

A Familiar Conversation with a Family Twist It’s a conversation I had had hundreds of times in my 44 years as a Jewish educator. However,…

The Gay Synagogue I Didn’t Know I Needed

The Gay Synagogue I Didn’t Know I Needed Congregation Kol Ami in West Hollywood, CA, is dedicated to raising the voices of queer folks so…

8 Great Books for Jewish Children of Color

8 Great Books for Jewish Children of Color Just in time for the eight nights of Hanukkah, here are eight illustrated books that are sure to…

"Sing Hallelujah": A Poem for Thanksgiving

“Sing Hallelujah”: A Poem for Thanksgiving Poet Stacey Zisook Robinson reflects on Judaism’s call to us to both partner with God to repair what is…

What Can We Learn from a Chasidic Melody?

What Can We Learn from a Chasidic Melody? Nigunim, wordless melodies, can take numerous forms: some are fast and energetic, others are ponderous and slow,…