Spoken Word Poetry on why American Jews must vote. Its a mitzvah!
Adulthood arrives later than when we were kids. When young people take more real responsibility not only for their own lives, but also for those around them, and for their community, country and world, they begin to manifest a level of maturity that evidences approaching adulthood.
Synagogues, like our own Congregation Or Ami, are retooling, experimenting, failing at times, and picking themselves up to innovate anew. The results are exhilarating! Jewish Start Up Synagogues – often the older shuls that are renewing themselves – are exciting and exceedingly hopeful.
Cantor Doug Cotler, son Cantor Kyle Cotler and Rabbi Paul Kipnes lead Havdala for 5000+ Reform Jews at the Union for Reform Judaism's Biennial Convention.
Rabbi Evan Goodman addressed the UC Regents on anti-Semitism policies across campuses. Rabbi Evan stated, "To solve a problem, you must be able to able name that problem. We have a problem here. That problem is anti-Semitism."
Teen Carly Feinstein speaks about how Mitzvah Corps Costa Rica's social justice work transformed her. Congregation Or Ami's young leader changed the world.
Learning about injustice while marching for justice to Montgomery, Alabama, I discovered the inequities for people of color in America today. I shook my world. #justicesummer #tzedeksummer
How do you pack for a 40-day march from Selma, Alabama to Washington DC to stand up for justice in our amazing country?