By Steven Windmueller, Ph.D. A year ago, our nation was introduced to “unite the right” when they gathered in Charlottesville. This August, the alt right is intending to be back! What did we learn from that encounter and how do we prepare for their return? In June of this … [Read more...] about The Alt Right Returns
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By Eric M. Robbins Every leader of a major community organization devotes time to staffing, and when you are not staffed-up, your organization runs at a disadvantage. And every so often, there’s a search that involves soul-searching - a staffing decision that speaks to the … [Read more...] about Navigating between Community and Peoplehood
By Steven Windmueller, Ph.D.
Whether they are liberal Democrats, political Independents or Conservative Republicans, Jews across the nation are becoming more politically engaged.
This pattern however is not unique to the Jewish community, as The Boston Globe reports:
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The Jewish Political Awakening
By Steven Windmueller, Ph.D. The Trump Presidency has resulted in a fundamentally disruptive moment in this nation’s political culture. Not only are we experiencing strikingly different policy options and directions, but the cultural artifacts of politics, namely how this … [Read more...] about Unsettled in America: The Changing Political Roles of American Jews
By Rabbi Steven Bayar Did the ultra-Orthodox parties in Israel pressure Binyamin Netanyahu to renege on the Kotel Agreement for religious reasons? Or is it for financial reasons? Based on my observations, I think it’s finance, not frumminess that has led to this mess. As … [Read more...] about The Kotel Dispute: Is it Frumminess or Finance