As a way of connecting her cooking to Judaism, Sarah Newman created a recipe to align with each week’s Torah portion. The results are as colorful as they are deliciously compelling.
Stepping down after nearly 40 years in Congress, Henry Waxman will also be leaving behind his unofficial title — dean of Jewish congressional Democrats.
All across the country young Jews are working to improve their communities. We want to find those people and share their stories. We’re looking for The Do-ers.
Happiness has taken on a flimsy reputation in pop culture in recent years, but Elissa Strauss still believes that happiness, joy or contentment, or whatever you want to call it, is one of the spoils of the struggle for justice.
When Maya Paley and Tamar Shertok met Guy, a Darfuri genocide survivor who dreamed of going to college, they knew they had to help — whatever the cost.
Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc, was reeling from a spiritual crisis when she arrived at the LGBTQ Passover Seder that would mark her return to Judaism and change her life.
This year will witness the reintegration, at long last, of a Jewish vision for social justice in both the Diaspora and in Israel.
Israel’s tent city protests once threatened — or promised — dramatic social change. Two years later, the movement for social justice has silently faded into obscurity.
In less than two decades, Keshet has evolved from a small grassroots group in Boston advocating the inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Jewish life to a nationwide organization that, today, operates on a $1.7 million budget and has educators in over 200 Jewish communities across the country.
Thousands of demonstrators marched from Tel Aviv’s Habima Square to Kaplan Street to protest against the economic policies of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Yair Lapid, marking the two-year anniversary of the protests railing against the high cost of living.