Both the Israeli government and President Trump would do well to remember the simply Boy Scouts question: what family values really matter?
Despite all the recent turmoil, Israel can’t get rid of me that easily. This government can do what it likes, but they won’t so easily push me away.
The timing of Donald Trump’s Paris Climate Initiative announcement highlights how the decision is at odds with the values that many Jews hold dear.
I saw the future at a Heritage Dinner, the future in a slice of challah next to an empanada.
A rabbi from Westchester explains how welcoming and speaking with a refugee family helped him see the country with fresh eyes.
We allow our need for civility to dim the light we ought shine on injustice. But without the possibility of goodness, what use is a battle against tyranny?
In this age of alternative facts we need to seek truth and accept it wherever it might reside.
Rituals let us know that no matter the chaos around us, something more enduring, plays at the edges of creation.
Are we to conform to society’s expectations and play the part that our age dictates?
Until we start saying what we really mean we cannot possibly achieve sane, just policies about immigration, refugees and a host of other issues.