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20s and 30s  
Nick May. A Reform camp songleader with a speech impediment explains that his tattoo, “be heard,” reminds him not to be afraid to speak up for himself. Part of Cover Story: Jews & Tattoos, Summer 2014.
Marshal Klaven. “I am a rabbi…proud to affirm my love of Judaism on my skin.” Part of Cover Story: Jews & Tattoos, Summer 2014.
Wesley Hopper. Personal reflection: How a 20-something sheltered religious skeptic found his way to Judaism. Summer 2014.
Ned Porges. Author discusses the influence of peers in getting his 20-something kids sons to go on Taglit -Birthright Israel, which then left them feeling newly connected to their Jewish roots. Includes sidebar on Reform/KESHER Birthright Israel. Summer 2014.
The youngest member of the URJ’s Oversight Committee discusses the influence of his parents and John F. Kennedy on his impetus to give back to society, and how best to engage 20s and 30s Jews. Summer 2014.
Amber Thompson. A 30-something mother of two and Reform congregant discusses how her tattoos, among them two with her children's names, "show my kids how much I love them." Part of Cover Story: Jews & Tattoos, Summer 2014.
Miriam Hopper and Missy Goldstein. Two Jews individually reflect on why they have not chosen to be tattooed—one because “the body is sacred,” the other because "it’s too defining." Part of Cover Story: Jews & Tattoos, Summer 2014.
Bar/Bat Mitzvah  
a conversation with Bradley Solmsen and Isa Aron. The two co-directors of the Campaign for Youth Engagement discuss the history of b’nai mitzvah practice, why we need a b’nai mitzvah revolution now, and what such a revolution will encompass. Winter 2012.
Story of how a grandfather connected to his two grandchildren, and vice versa, through their co-creation of bat mitzvah tallit—and how that led to co-creating a chuppah for the marriage of his son. Winter 2011.
Ben Greenspan. First-person account by an eighth grader of how he co-created the film The Road Through Ohrdruf, which features the stories of both survivors and liberators of a small concentration camp called Ohrdruf 65 years after the war; the article also includes historical information and a variety of survivor memories/perspectives. Fall 2011.
For his temple mitzvah project in preparation for his becoming a bar mitzvah, Ryan Coretz of Temple Israel, Tulsa, Oklahoma raised $60,000 to build a Habitat for Humanity house and helped construct it, too. Summer 2011.
Jane E. Herman. How Reform congregations are providing Jewish enrichment to children with special needs; includes time-tested ways to offer them creative and fulfilling b'nai mitzvah ceremonies. Winter 2009.
Books  
a conversation with Reuven Firestone. Why “holy war” disappeared from Jewish thought for 2000 years, and how it came back. Q&A with author of Holy War in Judaism: The Fall and Rise of a Controversial Idea. Spring 2013.
interview with Lawrence A. Hoffman. The author of One Hundred Jewish Books: Three Millennia of Key Jewish Conversation explains how Judaism is a “conversation,” and sheds light on the essential texts Jewish conversationalists should know. Winter 2012.
interview with David Ellenson and Daniel Gordis. The prevailing and conflicting attitudes about conversion from biblical times to today. Includes sidebars: Mitkadem Digital (URJ Books and Music) and Welcoming Spiritual Seekers (URJ resources). Fall 2012.
Camping  
Sheryl Lechner. Foundations, academics, researchers, and consultants have been demonstrating through new studies what until now had been largely intuitive and anecdotal: that Jewish camping is among the best ways to keep young Jews Jewishly engaged, and one of the key tools in inspiring them to live intentional Jewish lives. Spring 2008.
Jacob Schreiber, Vivien C. Braly, and Sheryl Lechner. Three stories of innovation in URJ camping - from reimagining the sacred to expressing the artist within to treasuring the heritage of Torah. Winter 2004.
Character & Ethics  
Deborah Solomon Baker. Listening to the voice that tells me to give my tiny offering to help those who need it. Summer 2014.
The youngest member of the URJ’s Oversight Committee discusses the influence of his parents and John F. Kennedy on his impetus to give back to society, and how best to engage 20s and 30s Jews. Summer 2014.
Nechama Tec. Historian Tec explains how this distorted understanding arose, discusses the severe conditions faced by the Jews during the Holocaust that impeded many resistance efforts, and charges that such an assessment blatantly disregards resistance of the spirit. Part of Focus: Greatest Jewish Myths, Part II. Winter 2013.
Alan Morinis. Re-examining the Hanukkah exhortation, “A great miracle happened here,” not as the miracle of the oil lasting 8 days, but as a spiritual miracle—that the Maccabees lit the wick despite knowing they did not possess enough oil. While recalibrating Hanukkah through a spiritual lense, Morinis explains its potential to open our hearts. Winter 2013.
Geoffrey Mitelman. There is mounting evidence that “religion” and “science” are not adversaries but potential allies which, working together, can improve our lives and our world. Cover Story, Winter 2013.
Circumcision  
Rabbi Mark Washofsky. Understanding the roots and power of berit milah, a ceremonial acknowledgment that Jews consider ourselves a community set apart from all others and in covenant with God. Fall 2008.
Dr. Dorothy F. Greenbaum. Criticizing the American Academy of Pediatrics for not recommending circumcision as a routine procedure ("creating the misleading impression that the AAP is saying that circumcision isn't good for your son"), Greenbaum explains why circumcision promotes a child's health and is a spiritually meaningful ritual. Winter 1999.
Fred R. Kogen. Dr. Kogen, physician and mohel, tells the humorous tale of his journey into the Mohave Desert to perform a berit milah (ritual circumcision) for the newborn son of a Jewish biker - demonstrating that Judaism can be found in even the most remote locations. Fall 1992.
Conversion  
Wesley Hopper. Personal reflection: How a 20-something sheltered religious skeptic found his way to Judaism. Summer 2014.
interview with David Ellenson and Daniel Gordis. The prevailing and conflicting attitudes about conversion from biblical times to today. Includes sidebars: Mitkadem Digital (URJ Books and Music) and Welcoming Spiritual Seekers (URJ resources). Fall 2012.
History & Torah show that Jews were encouraged to proselytize gentiles. Winter 2010.
Jane E. Herman & Vicki Farhi. How Reform congregations are successfully engaging potential Jews-by-choice. Winter 2010.
Guardian angel for homeless couples; hydrate a child & save a life; "turkey train"; retirees' mitzvah corps; mitzvah matchmaker. Winter 2010.
Death, Caretaking, & Mourning  
Susan Esther Barnes. 10 questions and answers about Jewish burial and mourning rituals. Summer 2014.
Shoshana Boyd Gelfand. Neuroscience offers a rationale for the inward memorializing Judaism prescribes us to do for Yizkor four times a year. Summer 2014.
Rosalind A. Gold. “I feel ‘cheated’ in honoring my parents’ yahrtzeits when everyone stands for Kaddish….I encourage our Movement to broach the issue of how Kaddish is conducted in the congregation.” Winter 2013.
Phil Cohen (yes) and Barry Block (no). Rabbi Phil Cohen: “Let us offer a humane response to patients who needlessly suffer.” Rabbi Barry Block: “Don’t short-circuit the deep meaning in the natural process of death.” Summer 2013.
No byline. A free shiva registry service started by Sharon Rosen can streamline shiva arrangements for congregations and individuals, and strengthen congregational community. Spring 2013.
Divorce  
interview with Edythe Held Mencher and Marsha Elser. How congregations can best respond to the emotional, legal, social, financial, and spiritual challenges faced by divorced couples. Fall 2013.
Annette Powers. My father believed that intermarriage was a shanda. I hoped to prove him wrong. Part of Focus: Shanda. Winter 2012.
Rabbi Laura Geller. "During the traditional get ceremony, I began to feel released -- still, I needed a ritual through which I could release myself." Part of Focus: Divorce & Recovery. Spring 2000
Judyth Har Even. Nourishing ourselves on a "Diet for Estranged Wives," we read and sang personal passages and songs by candlelight. Part of Focus: Divorce & Recovery. Spring 2000
Rabbi Leigh Lerner. The abandonment of ceremonial divorce ignores the emotional needs of our congregants at a time of deep distress in their lives. Part of Focus: Divorce & Recovery. Spring 2000.
Education/Torah  
Marshal Klaven. “I am a rabbi…proud to affirm my love of Judaism on my skin.” Part of Cover Story: Jews & Tattoos, Summer 2014.
interview with Nili S. Fox. An HUC-JIR professor of Bible offers insight into body marking in ancient societies. She discusses how only one law, in the Book of Leviticus, prohibits a tattoo type of body marking; in all other biblical references, tattooing is presented in a positive light. Part of Cover Story: Jews & Tattoos, Summer 2014.
Rifat Sonsino. The author explains why an apple is not likely, describes other possible choices, and makes the argument for what he believes is the most plausible fruit eaten by Adam and Eve. Part of Focus: Greatest Jewish Myths, Part II. Winter 2013.
Patricia Ratner McWeeney. Taking off on the tale of Jonah and the whale which we read on the High Holy Days, the author reflects as an adult about the mistake she made after her Sweet Sixteen party that changed her life. Fall 2013.
Stephen S. Pearce. Why did Abraham nearly sacrifice his son Isaac? Of these 10 possible explanations of the Akedah (which we read on Rosh Hashanah), which speaks to you and why? Fall 2013.
Environment/Greening  
Darryl Egnal. Israel is now a world leader in green innovation—& many initiatives are open to the eco-traveler. Article covers: Ariel Sharon Park/Mount Hiriya, Vertico Eco-Art Village, Neve Midbar, Chai Negev, Mitzpe Revivim, Nitzana Educational Community & Solar Park, Ezuz - Zimmerbus, Kibbutz Lotan, Ketura Sun, The Ecological Greenhouse—Kibbutz Ein Shemer, Agamon Hula Lake Ornithologial and Nature Park, Mitzpe Hayamim. Part of RJ Insider’s Guide to Israel Travel. Summer 2013.
A conversation with Rabbis Mike Comins, Kevin Kleinman, Jamie Korngold, and Owen Gottlieb. Our biblical ancestors first experienced God in the wilderness. What did they know that we need to rediscover? Fall 2010.
Interview. Four Kibbutz Lotan ecology experts explain why environmentalism is a Jewish imperative and how Reform Jews and congregations throughout North America can re-envision and transform our relationship with the earth. Winter 2009.
Jane E. Herman. What we can learn from Reform Jews, Reform congregations, and the Union for Reform Judaism about sustaining the planet for future generations. Spring 2009.
Michael Brown. How the author has cultivated a garden that connects him to the land, to his Jewishness, and to God, planting parsley and horseradish for Passover; ornamental corn and gourds for Sukkot; grapes and wheat for the Sabbath. Summer 2004.
Ethical Wills  
Augusta Hammerslough Rosenwald. Text from the Ethical Will written by a Jewish woman in the 19th century. Illustrated. Part of Focus: Ethical Wills. Winter 1998.
Sidney D. Leader. Text from the author's Ethical Will discussing what we are to do "during the time that we are here." Illustrated. Part of Focus: Ethical Wills. Winter 1998.
Eric Simon. Text from the author's Ethical Will discussing how to conduct one's life in order to be a good Jew. Illustrated. Part of Focus: Ethical Wills. Winter 1998.
Sholom Aleichem. Text from the Ethical Will written by the renowned author. Illustrated. Part of Focus: Ethical Wills. Winter 1998
Evely Laser Shlensky. Text from the author's Ethical Will: "Envision a 'spiritual atmosphere' surrounding the world. Decide whether the deeds or words you're contemplating will enrich or deplete the atmosphere." Illustrated. Part of Focus: Ethical Wills. Winter 1998.
Food  
Rolene Marks. Innovative eateries intermixing immigrant culinary traditions and Middle Eastern and Asian accents: Yakomono, Mul Yam, Max’s, Dr. Shakshuka, Bouza, Mr. Lachuch, Mukhtar, Shegar Ethiopian Restaurant, Kfar Hanokdim, Arcadia. Part of RJ Insider’s Guide to Israel Travel. Summer 2013.
Yes: Rabbi David M. Frank. No: Rabbi Jeff Marx. A debate between two Reform rabbis, one whose congregation has a kosher kitchen, one whose congregation does not. Summer 2010.
Yes: Rabbi Barry Schwartz. No: Rabbi Cliff Librach. A debate between two Reform rabbis, both of whom reference Reform and general Jewish teachings. Spring 2010.
Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie. "For the sake of our health, and the Earth's, let's make a Jewish decision about what we put on our plates-cutting back on red meat by 20% or more." Adaptation from the URJ president's 2009 Biennial address. Spring 2010.
Interview with Rabbi Simeon J. Maslin. "Every sensitive human being should evolve a personal dietary regimen guided by ethical considerations-call it ethical kashrut." Summer 2007.
Health/Illness/Addiction  
Penina Eilberg-Schwartz. Personal reflection by a 20-something Jewish woman about how she became anorexic at Oberlin in order to conform to social norms, a body image ideal, and a then topsy-turvy belief system that eating less and less would help repair the world. Later she discovers that “depriving ourselves of food keeps us from realizing our full potential—and almost cost me my life.” Winter 2013.
Cary Kozberg. “Persons with dementia are ‘messengers from God,’ helping us to reflect on what it means to be human.” Adaptation from the URJ Press book Broken Fragments: Jewish Experiences of Alzheimer’s Disease through Diagnosis, Adaptation, and Moving On. Spring 2013.
Anonymous. My husband was committing crimes to feed his serious drug addiction. I feared public humiliation. Part of Focus: Shanda. Winter 2012.
Marlene Myerson. Packing up my mother’s apartment after her death, I finally found the answers I’d yearned for all my life. Part of Focus: Shanda. Winter 2012.
No byline. Glass’ free service Memories Live helps terminally ill people and their families create a personalized movie for posterity. PDF. Winter 2012.
Ellen Marks. Personal story of a woman whose husband, 56, was diagnosed with a malignant, lethal brain tumor. Before his diagnosis the family had no idea that some researchers had linked prolonged cell phone use with brain tumors. An epiphany during Shabbat services at her congregation galvanized the author to take action, becoming a leading spokesperson on the perils of unsafe cell phone use and an advocate for governmental legislation that would mandate appropriate warnings regarding levels of radiation to consumers at point of purchase. Includes “Ellen Marks’ Recommended Cell Phone Precautions.” Fall 2011.
History  
Barry L. Schwartz. Baruch Spinoza’s ideas profoundly impacted Jewish thought and belief. Summer 2014.
interview with Nili S. Fox. An HUC-JIR professor of Bible offers insight into body marking in ancient societies. She discusses how only one law, in the Book of Leviticus, prohibits a tattoo type of body marking; in all other biblical references, tattooing is presented in a positive light. Part of Cover Story: Jews & Tattoos, Summer 2014.
interview with Richard Elliott Friedman. The author of Who Wrote the Bible? points to the archaeological and the textual evidence for the Exodus, with the understanding that it was a smaller group who left Egypt. Spring 2014.
Nechama Tec. Historian Tec explains how this distorted understanding arose, discusses the severe conditions faced by the Jews during the Holocaust that impeded many resistance efforts, and charges that such an assessment blatantly disregards resistance of the spirit. Part of Focus: Greatest Jewish Myths, Part II. Winter 2013.
Jonathan D. Sarna. In the early 1900s, the dynamo behind NFTS’ Committee on Religion in the helped pioneer such cultural and religious practices as Hanukkah greeting cards, congregational singing at services, women’s representation on temple boards, and women’s increasingly significant roles on the bimah. Adaptation from Sisterhood: A Centennial History of Women of Reform Judaism. Winter 2013.
Judaica / Hiddur Mitzvah  
Jonathan Greenstein. Appraising a tapestry/carpet depicting Theodor Herzl at the First Zionist Congress. Summer 2014.
Jonathan Greenstein. Appraising two ivory silver filigree pieces, one of Moses and the other one of Rebecca, made in the Bezalel Art School, Palestine. Winter 2013.
Jonathan Greenstein. Appraising a spice box brought from Russia by great uncle Jake. Fall 2013.
Jonathan Greenstein. Appraising an important Judaica papercut. Summer 2013.
appraisals by Jonathan Greenstein. Appraising a spice tower connected to Civil War history. Spring 2013.
Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender  
Harvey Brownstone. Growing up as a Reform Jew and becoming the first openly gay judge in Canada led Justice Harvey Brownstone to play a role in one of the most important civil rights cases in U.S. history championing equality for gay and lesbians in marriage. This is his story. Cover Story, Fall 2013.
Karen L. Loewy. We are at an incredibly exciting moment in the movement for marriage equality for same-sex couples in the United States. Here’s my brief story of how we’ve reached this moment. Fall 2013.
A journey of love and "Love in the Movement" photo gallery which includes 7 photographs of wedding couples or married couples in a Reform Movement context, among them a gay couple and a lesbian couple. Part of Focus: Love. PDF. Spring 2012.
Andrew Ramer (yes) and Morrie Hartman (no). How one lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender event changed a congregation; and how one man felt isolated in being reached out to because of sexual orientation rather than his Jewishness. Fall 2010.
Helen T. Cohn. A rabbi's journey of parental acceptance: "When my daughter Laura was becoming Lawrence, I told almost no one at first. I felt too astonished and ashamed." Part of Cover Story on "Living With Secrets." Fall 2010.
Marriage  
Harvey Brownstone. Growing up as a Reform Jew and becoming the first openly gay judge in Canada led Justice Harvey Brownstone to play a role in one of the most important civil rights cases in U.S. history championing equality for gay and lesbians in marriage. This is his story. Cover Story, Fall 2013.
Karen L. Loewy. We are at an incredibly exciting moment in the movement for marriage equality for same-sex couples in the United States. Here’s my brief story of how we’ve reached this moment. Fall 2013.
Annette Powers. My father believed that intermarriage was a shanda. I hoped to prove him wrong. Part of Focus: Shanda. Winter 2012.
Steven Schnur. Reflections of a proud father on his adult daughter’s wedding day. Fall 2012.
Alan Morinis. What can each of us do to foster nefesh—soul love? Spring 2012.
Memory  
Shoshana Boyd Gelfand. Neuroscience offers a rationale for the inward memorializing Judaism prescribes us to do for Yizkor four times a year. Summer 2014.
No byline. Glass’ free service Memories Live helps terminally ill people and their families create a personalized movie for posterity. PDF. Winter 2012.
Jack Riemer. A prayer that can help us as we begin the sacred task of closing down and emptying out our parents’ home after they die. Summer 2012.
Michael A. White. Coming to terms with certain limitations of freedom posed by middle age and learning how to expand the possibilities for growth. Summer 2011.
When Holocaust survivors tried to tell their stories, most people - even therapists - would not listen to or believe them. The consequences have been multigenerational. Part of Focus: The Battle for Memory. Winter 2009.
Mikveh  
Sue Fishkoff. Reform Jews are using mikvaot today in a wide variety of alternative ways: to mark lifecycle events or a change of personal status, to celebrate joy or sanctify grief. Fall 2008.
Rabbi Elliot M. Strom. Reform congregations should consider building mikvehs, which can be utilized by both men and women for personal meditation, celebration of a new phase of life, or easing of spiritual and physical pain. Summer 1999.
Jane Solomon. Personal story of how, at the moment of immersion, you are as close as you can ever be to God. Spring 1996.
Music  
Rachel Wetstein. 8 questions, answers—& links to the music. Spring 2013.
Jayson Rodovsky and Rachel Wetstein. 8 questions & answers about Ma’oz Tzur, Ocho Kandelikas, Judas Maccabeus, and more—and links to the music. Winter 2012.
Melanie Goldish. The story of how Debbie Friedman supported the author's young son Travis, who was being treated for cancer, and Travis' brother too. Part of Tribute: Music Legend Debbie Friedman. Spring 2011.
Alane S. Katzew. Debbie Friedman's four masterful skills that allowed her to transform a group of strangers into a sacred community. Part of Tribute: Music Legend Debbie Friedman. Spring 2011.
Daniel Freelander. Reflections on Debbie Friedman's influence in the Reform Movement. Part of Tribute: Music Legend Debbie Friedman. Spring 2011.
Parenting and Grandparenting  
Ned Porges. Author discusses the influence of peers in getting his 20-something kids sons to go on Taglit -Birthright Israel, which then left them feeling newly connected to their Jewish roots. Includes sidebar on Reform/KESHER Birthright Israel. Summer 2014.
interview with Louis Bordman. The director of URJ Eisner Camp explains why cell phones are banned at URJ camps--and how camp life has been enriched as a result. Sidebar to “Invasion of the Machines.” Summer 2013.
interview with Wendy Mogel. Technology opens wonderful worlds for children—but may also carry risk. The clinical psychologist and author of two parenting books discusses how Judaism and social science can help families navigate our new cyberworld. Summer 2013.
Barbara Pash. How congregations can successfully engage young families. Profiles model congregations of different sizes and presents experts’ tips for success. Winter 2012.
no byline. Highlights “The Open Tent” program established by Temple Beth Sholom in Miami Beach, which is engaging three different demographics: young professionals 25-45, expectant parents, and new parents. Winter 2012.
Reform Judaism  
Stephen M. Sacks. Recognizing the Reform Movement’s incredible success story on the ground in Israel. Summer 2014.
interview with Aaron Panken. The new Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion president talks about his formative years, how the training of clergy is different now than when he was ordained, and his blueprint for a dynamic seminary that is the intellectual center of global Progressive Judaism.
Stephanie Kolin and Julie Chizewer Weill. An inside look at how Reform leaders and congregants throughout California helped achieve a major victory for the state’s three million undocumented immigrants. Includes how individuals and congregations can join the Reform CA movement. Spring 2014.
David Ellenson. The outgoing HUC-JIR president reflects on vital challenges and successes during his 12+ years of service at the helm of Hebrew Union College. Winter 2013.
Jonathan D. Sarna. In the early 1900s, the dynamo behind NFTS’ Committee on Religion in the helped pioneer such cultural and religious practices as Hanukkah greeting cards, congregational singing at services, women’s representation on temple boards, and women’s increasingly significant roles on the bimah. Adaptation from Sisterhood: A Centennial History of Women of Reform Judaism. Winter 2013.
Social Action  
Deborah Solomon Baker. Listening to the voice that tells me to give my tiny offering to help those who need it. Summer 2014.
The youngest member of the URJ’s Oversight Committee discusses the influence of his parents and John F. Kennedy on his impetus to give back to society, and how best to engage 20s and 30s Jews. Summer 2014.
Carlin Coffey. The author reflects on the impact of her volunteer experience helping to rebuild a community center in New Orleans’ 9th Ward on a URJ Mitzvah Corps of the South program. Includes sidebar on URJ Mitzvah Corps opportunities. Summer 2014.
Stephanie Kolin and Julie Chizewer Weill. An inside look at how Reform leaders and congregants throughout California helped achieve a major victory for the state’s three million undocumented immigrants. Includes how individuals and congregations can join the Reform CA movement. Spring 2014.
Harvey Brownstone. Growing up as a Reform Jew and becoming the first openly gay judge in Canada led Justice Harvey Brownstone to play a role in one of the most important civil rights cases in U.S. history championing equality for gay and lesbians in marriage. This is his story. Cover Story, Fall 2013.
Technology  
interview with Louis Bordman. The director of URJ Eisner Camp explains why cell phones are banned at URJ camps--and how camp life has been enriched as a result. Sidebar to “Invasion of the Machines.” Summer 2013.
Mary Ann Sternberg. Sick with bronchitis, the author decided to stream Rosh Hashanah services at three different congregations, including KK Bene Israel / Rockdale Temple in Cincinnati and Central Synagogue in NYC. She describes her experiences and offers streaming tips for temples. Summer 2013.
interview with Wendy Mogel. Technology opens wonderful worlds for children—but may also carry risk. The clinical psychologist and author of two parenting books discusses how Judaism and social science can help families navigate our new cyberworld. Summer 2013.
Daniel Reisel. How the democratic lessons espoused by the rabbis of Yaveh apply to the Twitterverse of today. Summer 2013.
Alison Kahler. A 20-something’s perspective: “The Internet helps me to do the things I love to do and to be the person I want to be.” Sidebar to “Invasion of the Machines.” Summer 2013.
Worship  
Susan Esther Barnes. “Is there a traditional prayer to say upon entering a synagogue?” & 9 other questions and answers about synagogue ritual objects and practices. Summer 2013.
An RJ-ARZA collaboration. A guide to all 40 IMPJ congregations, with worship and contact information and a color-coded Visitor’s Map of every community. Part of RJ Insider’s Guide to Israel Travel. Summer 2013.
Josh Nelson. “We want prayer experiences in and of the moment—ones without an alternative agenda or expectation of our doing or giving.” Part of Cover Story: Forum for the Future, in which six 20s and 30s say what they need to find their home in the Jewish community. Winter 2012.
Sarah Lefton. “As parents of a 3-year-old, there isn’t a place where my husband and I can learn in a serious way at the same time.” Part of Cover Story: Forum for the Future, in which six 20s and 30s say what they need to find their home in the Jewish community. Winter 2012.
Suzanne Singer. The evolution of a rabbi who once likened bowing and kissing the Torah scroll to idolatry. Fall 2012.
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