By Bob Hyfler "Philosophers have only interpreted the world, the idea however is to change it." No person in history understood and acted on Marx's dictum more than David Ben Gurion. His was an obsession with a single goal - the creation of a Jewish state, modern and … [Read more...] about The Once and Future Greatness of The Jewish Agency for Israel
By Rabbi B. Elka Abrahamson The call for action as a response to an article, one about men assuming leadership written by men who interviewed men was important and necessary, as disappointing as it is that such articles by and about men named to top positions are still … [Read more...] about The Women Seen and Heard!
By An Unnamed Community Professional I work in the Detroit Jewish Community. I left a high-paying corporate job more than five years ago to shift my career into something more meaningful. While culture shocked at first, I was quickly embraced and lauded by peers for making the … [Read more...] about Do We Suffer from Micro-Inequities?
By Barbara Sheklin Davis Amos Oz and his daughter Fania Oz-Salzberger, in their book Jewsandwords, write that “We Jews are notoriously unable to agree about anything that begins with the words ‘we Jews.’” These words resonate in the 21st century, an epoch rife with div … [Read more...] about A Whole Nation Whose Minds are Unlike Each Other
By Melissa Cohavi, LMSW, MARE, RJE Israel education can be challenging to present to both young people and adults in the supplemental-congregational setting. Politics, the conflict, and all of the traditional ways into teaching about Israel are so loaded, and if the learner … [Read more...] about Another Lens Through Which to Look at Israel Education