In one arena Trump has been decisive, methodical and thorough to a degree that’s utterly out of character. That arena is climate change.
Of the many threats posed by the Trump administration, there’s one to which the Jewish community should pay most of its attention.
While I’ll be planting literal trees, I’ll also be planting ideas.
KAM’s program is an ongoing one based on Jewish principles, said its founder, Robert Nevel. He cited in particular Leviticus 25:23: “The land is mine, for you are strangers here.”
Our most-read stories of 2016 tackled important issues: mental health in the Orthodox community, anti-Semitism on college campuses, and the complicated political realities of the year, just to name a few.
On the shimmering Sea of Galilee, where the Christian gospels say Jesus walked on water, 150 Nigerian pilgrims aboard a river boat sing and dance to an African beat.
Four questions for Thanksgiving designed to clarify the issues of the day, guiding us from gratitude to generosity, and from satiety to action.
Three groups of Jews have found ways to incorporate solidarity with Standing Rock and #NoDAPL into their Jewish spiritual and communal practice.
Two thirds of the world’s vertebrate species will be dead by 2020 if we continue on our current path. It’s our Jewish duty to stop that from happening, writes Matthew Gindin.
The next very few years are crucial for the trajectory global warming takes and whether or not we will be able to keep warming to tolerable levels. Indeed, this trajectory depends directly on the environmental policies of the next president.