“Race is new for white people, and that’s part of the problem. Jewish whiteness and the Jewish relationship to racism is different.”
These past few days, as Passover approaches, I am thinking of the Four Children of the Haggadah.
‘Clubhouse and Judaism go together like peanut butter and chocolate,’ says Rabbi David Wolpe, who teaches Torah on the audio-only networking app.
The COVID-19 vaccination clinic for Holocaust survivors in a local synagogue started out a bit ominously: A police cruiser was stationed outside and a bomb-sniffing German Shepherd was deployed inside, zealously looking for explosives.
Lex Rofeberg was a junior in college and thinking about becoming a rabbi when he hit a roadblock: he was dating a non-Jew.
Jonah Sanderson expects to get a Masters Degree in Jewish Studies this year from a Los Angeles rabbinical seminary. Not especially noteworthy— until you learn that Sanderson, 32, has had lifelong struggles with learning disabilities.
“We don’t have to react as if it’s some kind of crazy thing for a woman to lead a spiritual community.”
When former President Donald Trump, in one of his last acts in office, granted an executive pardon to confessed felon Elliott Broidy, the White House cited letters in Broidy’s support from some unusual sources: five Los Angeles rabbis.
Why don’t clergy get vaccination priority in California?
I found myself staring at the Hanukkiah. Instead of relishing in the idea that one light dispels the darkness, I found myself savoring the shadows.