Rabbi Laura Geller is the rabbi emerita of Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills.
By Laura Geller
Why Were Some LA Jewish Organizations Silent During Trump’s Immigration Crisis?
The immediate crisis involving the separation of children from their parents at our Southern border seems to be receding. On June 26, a federal judge in California ordered that the policy of family separation be discontinued and that all separated families must be reunited. What will not recede as quickly is the memory of how…
Meet the California Jewish Boomers Choosing to “Age in Place”
The posts on The New Spirituality blog are responses to Rabbi Sid Schwarz’s lead essay in his book, Jewish Megatrends: Charting the Course of the American Jewish Future (Jewish Lights). In that essay, which was posted on this site on May 5, 2016, Schwarz argues that any organization that hopes to speak to the next…
Admit it, American Jewish establishment: Peter Beinart was right
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?
Evangelicals love to compare Trump to King David — but just how similar are they?
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