Warren Hoffman is the Executive Director for the Association for Jewish Studies. He is the author of The Great White Way: Race and the Broadway Musical and The Passing Game: Queering Jewish American Culture. Learn more about him at warrenhoffman.com
By Warren Hoffman
Want Your Synagogue To Be Truly Inclusive? Embrace Transliteration
If you’ve been to a synagogue any time recently, I’d take a gamble that somewhere on the synagogue’s website or on its literature, you’d find the synagogue describing itself as “warm and welcoming,” a phrase I’m guessing that was thought to perform better than the alternative, “cold and uninviting.” This alliterative phrase can mean many…
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