“I think that the main reason I wanted a chuppah was in order to spite my parents.”
המשרתים…נותנים באהבה רשות זה לזה להקדיש ליוצרם…
— Shacharit liturgy
Ri Turner argues that embracing Ashkenazi culture is not just about knowing our roots. It’s necessary to help end racism within and outside the Jewish community.
You know that brilliant Jewish man with his head in the clouds, who’s sweet as chocolate babka but can’t seem to put his shirt on right side out? Ri Turner knows him too. And she’s sick of him.
New Mexico is home to several trailblazing rabbis and has become a breeding ground for female spiritual leaders. We visit as part of Our Promised Land series of all 50 states.
An accident of geography placed West Virginia Jews in the crosshairs of a chemical spill crisis. But a history of activism, community and faith spurred them to respond — and fast.