By Beth Sirull
Jewish nonprofits: Put ego aside and embrace the merger!
Recently, the leader of the Union for Reform Judaism, Rabbi Rick Jacobs, termed the merging of parts of his organization with other Jewish denominations “a real possibility.” Last week, we learned that two iconic Reform temples in Brooklyn are considering a merger. The rest of the Jewish community should take notice. There are over 10,000…
I Should Not Have To Check My Jewish Values At The Synagogue Door
As the CEO of a Jewish community foundation, I often walk the halls, sanctuaries, offices and schools of many synagogues. As you might expect, Jewish values are evident everywhere: Toddlers are marking Shabbat in the preschool; youngsters are reciting the aleph bet in Hebrew School; tweens are studying for their bnei mitzvah, as high school…
Admit it, American Jewish establishment: Peter Beinart was right
How one Black and Jewish family keeps rewriting the Haggadah to reflect their history — and dreams
Robert Kraft will spend $25 million running ads against antisemitism. Is this the right way to protect Jews?
Are Israeli generals more left-wing than their own government?
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