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Marriage Equality: Celebrating Success with More to Do Three years ago, the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marriage. Even as we celebrate this victory, there’s still much work to do....
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50 Years After the Six-Day War: The Zionist Dream and Israel’s Story As Israel observes the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War and the reunification of Jerusalem, this moment offers us a unique point of reflection....
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What Living in Poland Taught Me about Anti-Semitism and Zionism Living in Poland showed me the need for a home for every human, and the particular need for a Jewish home for our people. ...
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How to Increase the Divine Presence in the World On a recent Shabbat morning in Israel, a group of high school students experienced something extraordinary – and far more common in Israel than most people know....
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Israel's Biggest Rabbinic Position is Now Open to Women For the first time in Israel's history, a woman can apply for the position of Knesset Rabbi....
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Four Men Who Made a Difference in My Life Although I never knew my father, four Jewish male mentors made meaningful contributions to my life in my formative years....
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An Emblem of the Land I Love: Reform Jewish Reflections on Flag Day This year, Flag Day offers us a unique opportunity to reflect on the intersection of faith and patriotism in the context of flag etiquette....
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What a Feminist Looks Like: A Dad’s Reflections on His First Father’s Day As a new father in the era of #metoo, I want to empower my daughter by giving her the necessary tools and confidence to overcome whatever...
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The Shape of Your Despair Judaism calls upon us to work in partnership with God. In addition to prayers for healing, what can we offer to those whose souls are ailing?...
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What Do We Mean When We Say "It's Complicated"? But what do we mean when we say, “It’s complicated”? Tone and intention and context can lead these two little words to have many meanings...
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