The four panelists were invited to give a constructive rebuke to the Orthodox community for the way that it deals with issues of race.
Transgender Jews are not asking rabbis’ permission to transition. We are asking for acceptance of our transition.
One of the few delights of this period of enforced home stay has been the possibility of reading all those books one has wanted...
Remembering Rav Haber: The Orthodox Rabbi Who United All People and Saved My Life With His Kidney Donation Program
I listen to the radio on the morning of Erev Yom Hazikaron, the eve of remembrance day for the fallen soldiers of the Israel...
Even as the coronavirus has triggered the shutdown of conventional synagogue life across the city, rabbis are as busy as ever taking Zoom calls,...
In parshat Trumah the people of Israel are called upon to contribute to the building of the temple – gold, silver, copper, dyed wool, animal skins,...
Tisha b’Av is a frame of reference, recalling moments of Jewish destruction and despair. There are rhythms to those seasons in which we mourn...
Questions of Ritual purity and Impurity, Tahor and Tamei, received a great deal of attention in the Talmud - much more so then the...
A total of 82 rabbis and Jewish activists were arrested on Wednesday during a protest against President Trump ending the Deferred Action for Childhood...
One of Donald Trump’s closest Jewish associates said rabbis who plan to protest the Republican front-runner’s speech at the upcoming AIPAC conference should be ashamed of themselves.
Over the past three weeks, more than 900 rabbis across every major denomination have signed an open letter calling upon the United States Congress to reject the proposed Iran nuclear deal.
For most supporters of same-sex marriage, the most persuasive, and certainly the most frequently offered, argument on behalf of same-sex marriage has been that homosexuals have no choice, that they could no more choose to be heterosexual than a heterosexual can choose to be a homosexual.
More than 250 rabbis signed on to a letter on the climate crisis that calls for greater involvement in fighting for eco-justice.
On June 18, 1964, during one of the most violent years of the civil rights struggle, I and 15 other Reform rabbis spent a night in a jail in St. Augustine, Fla.
As every rabbi in America no doubt knows by now, the Newsweek/Daily Beast Top 50 Rabbis list is no more.
Trump’s Germany Ambassador Pick Under Fire from Jewish Groups for Statements on Immigrants and Nazi History
The nomination of Douglas Macgregor, a decorated combat veteran who now frequently appears on Fox News, made headlines this week after CNN’s K File unearthed a long history of the retired colonel’s comments.
Likud Party: Blue and White is blocking a $2.5 billion economic aid program. Blue and White: Likud is refusing to honor the coalition agreement.
Gen. David Goldfein, who for a time was in line to become the first Jewish chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, has retired as Air Force chief.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is expected to name his running mate in the next two weeks, and while the list of contenders has changed constantly for months, most reports have now whittled the group of front-runners down to Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Susan Rice, Karen Bass, Tammy Duckworth and Keisha Lance Bottoms.
Joe Lieberman’s Son Matt, Who’s a Senate Candidate in Georgia, Is Under Fire for Novel NAACP Says Contains ‘Racist Tropes’
Lieberman says his book was about grappling with the persistence of racism.