A Bad Day for Pluralism in Israel

There is a country where a woman can be arrested for holding a Torah scroll. Where the government limits, and sometimes outright prohibits, Jews’ ability to engage in basic religious rituals like conversion and marriage. That country – believe it or not – is Israel. And today was not a good day for the battleContinue reading “A Bad Day for Pluralism in Israel”

Thoughts for Pesach 5770

Here are 2 readings I put together for this year’s seder. Feel free to use them at your own tables, or to pass them on. Chag Kasher V’sameach! Freedom and Slavery Avadim hayinu. Once we were slaves in Egypt Ata v’nei chorin. And the Eternal took us out of that place. With freedom comes responsibility.Continue reading “Thoughts for Pesach 5770”