I’m a rabbi and to me, protesting on ICE on Tisha B’av wasn’t a distraction from Jewish ritual. It was a fulfillment.
In memory of the lives of women lost in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, Jews must work to protect the lives of women endangered around the world.
Being poor is not a sin — but treating the poor unfairly certainly is.
Historically, the synagogue has been a place not just of prayer and study, but a place of disagreement —- even on Shabbat.
This crisis of language is an acute threat to Jewish culture and tradition.
How do you sit in the same room as a person you love, who voted for a person you fear?
All of us ‘subgroups’ who stand outside of ‘Western civilization’ are in danger now, Michael Rothbaum writes.
The logic behind suspending Simone Zimmerman is sound, writes Michael Rothbaum. But it’s the same logic that should end the Israeli occupation.