By Nati Passow In nature, “pioneer species” thrive in recently disturbed environments, like the dandelions that rapidly set up in disturbed vacant land in the city. They take root when others can’t, able to navigate the less-than-hospitable environment. The irony of pione … [Read more...] about Sunsetting with Grace by Seeding the Field: What we’ve Learned from 14 years at Jewish Farm School
The American Jewish Scene
By Dov Ben-Shimon I went to my first Jewish Federations’ General Assembly (GA) 22 years ago. I loved it. I loved the power of communal infrastructure and Jewish organizational life, what it stood for. What it can achieve - what we can achieve together. And since then I … [Read more...] about Let’s Meet Up. Literally.
Factors of Importance to American Jews
By Steven Windmueller, Ph.D.
this nation prepares for the 2020 election, it is important to
explore the major trends, issues and practices that will shape this
nation’s political culture.
are a few observations:
The 2 … [Read more...] about The Election Season is Upon Us!
What Can We Expect in 2020
By Jayme Epstein and Fran Zamore As White people around the country are becoming more aware of their advantage and the persistence of anti-Black racism, there is an increasing desire to learn more about the history of systemic and structural racism in the United States. This … [Read more...] about One Synagogue’s Experience with a Racial Justice Discussion Group
By Center for Radically Inclusive Judaism The Center for Radically Inclusive Judaism has released the findings of its survey of Reform synagogue interfaith inclusion policies and practices, after sharing the findings at a learning session at the recent URJ Biennial. The … [Read more...] about Center Announces Reform Synagogue Interfaith Inclusion Survey Results