Taking our Core Values Beyond the Jewish Community
This month’s blog is by Cat Zavis, the Executive Director of the Network of Spiritual Progressives and the Co-Editor of Tikkun magazine. She is also a rabbinic student in the Aleph: Alliance for Jewish Renewal rabbinic ordination program. I see my work aligned with all four of Rabbi Sid’s propositions in his lead essay for […]
Nothing that is Not Sacred
This month’s blog is by Dr. Lori Ahava Wynters, who directs Wild Seeds of Torah, an inclusive, artist/activist, earth based Jewish wisdom tradition community drawing from Torah, Zohar, intersectional feminist, critical race and art practices, and queer theologies. I so value and appreciate Rabbi Sid’s articulation in Jewish Megatrends of key propositions that lie at the […]
Jewish Spiritual Community: Filling a Need
Rabbi Bridget Wynne This month’s post is by Rabbi Bridget Wynne, founder and director of Jewish Gateways, an open community in the San Francisco Bay Area, for wondering and wandering Jews and their family and friends. Jewish Gateways, the community I founded, grew from my experience of the disconnect between what synagogues offered and what […]
Hebrew School, Reimagined
This month’s post is by Rachel Weinstein White, Founder and Executive Director of Fig Tree, an NYC-based independent Jewish education program.
Kehilla: Back to the Future
This month’s post is by Melanie Weiss, Director of Summer Programs at the Center for Small Town Jewish Life.
Partnership Minyanim: A Unique Niche
This month’s post is by Sarah Weinberg, who serves as a gabbai at Kol Sasson Congregation in Skokie, IL.
A Community within a Community
This month’s post is by
Lauren Schreiber Sasaki, a Montreal-born, Toronto-based arts and culture programmer, who is investing in her community, and raising multi-racial, multi-cultural and multi-faith kids with her partner in Canada’s largest urban center.
Walking in My Child’s Shoes
This month’s post is by Rabbi Larry Sernovitz, the the founding rabbi and executive director of Nafshenu, a spiritual community/synagogue in Cherry Hill, NJ.
Representing an Increasingly Diverse Jewish Community
This month’s post is by Anike Tourse, the founder of Mixed Operations. Mixed Operations (MO), a production company of mixed, multi-ethnic people producing motion picture films, television and web series, anchors its mission to the principle of Tzedek.
A More Personal and Intimate Approach to Jewish Practice
This week’s post is by Rabbi Sarah Tasman the founder of The Tasman Center for Jewish Creativity. The Tasman Center for Jewish Creativity iserves the needs of individuals, couples and families who don’t belong to a synagogue.
A Community Striving for Jewish Authenticity
This week’s post is by Rabbi Eddie Sukol, the founder of The Shul. The Shul is an Innovative Center for Jewish Outreach in Cleveland, OH.
Raising Lost Wisdom of the Jewish Tradition through Art
This week’s post is by Kohenet Bekah Starr, a Sacred Artist exploring connections between Hebrew Mysticism and the Divine Feminine. .
Rooted in tradition. Grounded in reality. Manifesting our future
This week’s post is by Rabbi Rachel Short, founder of Ahavat Aina, the first and only Jewish cultural community center and synagogue on the Big Island of Hawai’i.
Megatrends: Born in the Counter-Culture of the 1960’s
This week’s post is by Rabbi David Shneyer, a Jewish educator, musician, organizer based in Rockville, MD.
Building Bridges in a Southern City
This week’s post is by Jacob Ruden, the co-founder Jewsic City Shabbat.
Jewsic City Shabbat is a monthly musical Shabbat service and dinner hosted in homes across Nashville, TN.
Orthodox but Diverse and Open Minded
This week’s post is by Yossi Rosenberg, the co-founder of Kugel.
Kugel is a community-building organization aimed at uniting young and mid-career Jewish professionals who don’t fit into a box, as far as observance level.
The Wisdom of Turning Toward Gender in Our Time
This week’s post is by Deborah Meyer (she/her/hers, the Founder and CEO of Moving Tradition.
Moving Traditions emboldens teens by fostering self-discovery, challenging sexism, and inspiring a commitment to Jewish life and learning.
Jewish Art as Portal to Jewish Engagement
This week’s post is by Richard McBee, is a painter of Biblical subject matter and writer and lecturer on Jewish art.
The Jewish Art Salon is the world’s largest Jewish visual art organization. It is a global network of contemporary artists, curators, art historians and art writers.
We Too. Jewish Communal Culpability and Sexual Abuse
This week’s post is by Asher Lovy, a survivor of child abuse and the director of community organizing for ZA’AKAH.
ZA’AKAH is dedicated to advocating for survivors of child sexual abuse in the Orthodox Jewish community.
The Roots of Tikkun Olam in Jewish Theatre
This week’s post is by Danielle Levsky, the Social Media Manager for the Alliance of Jewish Theatre Festival and a post-Soviet Jewish clown.
The Alliance for Jewish Theatre comprises theatre-artists, theatres, and other people connected to theatre to promote the creation, presentation, and preservation of both traditional and non-traditional theatrical endeavors by, for, and about the Jewish experience.