By Yoshi Silverstein Jewish tradition - upon the recognition that we have made a mistake, that we have “gone astray” - compels us to make teshuva, the process by which we rectify the harm we have caused. My teacher and mentor Yavilah McCoy likens it to an ancient form of res … [Read more...] about Jews of Color Deserve Teshuva
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By Sara Shapiro-Plevan and Rabbi Rebecca W Sirbu She-cession. None of us like how this sounds, nor the implications. This is not the way women want to make headlines. This term was coined just a few weeks ago by C. Nicole Mason, president and chief executive of the Institute … [Read more...] about Finding Jobs in the She-cession
At a time when arts organizations and artists are reeling from the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, a new Jewish initiative is stepping in with much-needed grants and an emergency relief fund. CANVAS, a partnership of five Jewish foundations working with Jewish … [Read more...] about Amid Pandemic Challenges, Jewish Creatives Get Boost from New Arts & Culture Initiative
By Rabbi Rick Jacobs and Chris Harrison On May 6, ReformJudaism.org published an article called “How the COVID-19 Pandemic is Impacting Jews of Color,” which was written to highlight the experiences and amplify the voices of Jews of Color who have been disproportionately aff … [Read more...] about The Reform Jewish Movement Stands with Jews of Color – Period
By Justin Pines Jewish camps provide us with joy, connection and transformation. Camp and the formative teenage Jewish experiences that come with it are irreplaceable. It is no coincidence that many leaders of our communities were campers and counselors. In the face of this … [Read more...] about Camp Is Closed. Welcome to Virtual, Free, Super Camp. Bring Your Friends.