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May 19, 2017

To Make Meaning Out of Paradox, To Seek Justice

Taking part in a protest march aiming to reduce the influence of money in politics and make democracy more representative, Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D., offers insights about her faith inspires civic action.  MORE
Rabbi Mira Wasserman, Ph.D.
April 7, 2017

‘Judaism’s Greatest Cultural Masterpiece’

In her newly published book, Rabbi Mira Wasserman, Ph.D., explores the Talmud’s most controversial volume. Along the way, she tackles anti-Semitism and makes the case for the Talmud’s relevance for progressive Jews. MORE
April 4, 2017

Raise a Glass to Freedom

Remember the Hamilton Haggadah, the take on the Passover story that also pays homage to the brilliant Broadway musical? It's back, and this time, it can be used for the entire Seder!  MORE
April 3, 2017

Add a Pineapple to Your Seder Plate

In Colonial times, the pineapple was a symbol of welcoming. Let's reclaim that symbolism while thinking of the 60 million refugees around the world.  MORE
Rabbi David Teutsch and Bryan Schwartzman
March 22, 2017

Jewish Values and Journalism Ethics

Rabbi David Teutsch, Ph.D., discusses the role of the free press in the Jewish community and American society, and what Jewish values can teach us about journalism ethics.  MORE
March 3, 2017

The Cornerstone of a Better World

A powerful Reconstructionist message responding to recent acts of anti-Semitism, as well as inspiring examples of the “best of humanity.” MORE
The First Reconstructionist Journey
February 10, 2017

The First Reconstructionist Journey

In December, the Reconstructionist movement ran its first Birthright Israel trip. Participants have published essays about their experience in The Times of Israel and eJewishphilanthropy. MORE