What message do Orthodox synagogues send their female congregants, when they can barely even see the service?
— The Reform movement called on its member synagogues to protected undocumented immigrants facing deportation from the United States. The Union for Reform Judaism issued a resolution Friday recommending that its congregations provide shelter and legal assistance, as well as material, financial or educational support to at-risk immigrants. Rabbi Dov Pesner, who heads the movement’s policy arm, the…
I was saddened to read my colleague, boss and friend Jane Eisner recently acting like Dr. Martin Luther King’s critics.
Why rabbis should break laws to protect undocumented immigrants.
As the Sanctuary Movement picks up steam in response to President Trump’s harsh immigration directives, and synagogues consider joining, Jane Eisner is uneasy. Here’s why.
The harsh directives issued February 21 by President Trump, which could lead to the deportation of millions of undocumented immigrants, have added a sense of urgency to the Jewish congregations — so far, very few in number — that are considering turning their synagogues into sanctuaries.