Stop acting like this new presidency is business as usual, Isaac Luria writes. Cozying up to power won’t help Jews — or anyone else — this time.
If Jewish leaders want to know why young people are turning away from Judaism, they just gave a crash course in it, Isaac Luria writes.
Nearly every month, it seems, another establishment Jewish organization launches some new, well-funded initiative to involve young American Jews like me in traditional Jewish institutions. As a 26-year-old American Jew, I appreciate these efforts — particularly those that focus on creating meaningful Jewish experiences that move beyond a simplistic focus on Jewish continuity.