If American hospitals embody the melting pot, where everything blends together with conformity, Israeli hospitals showcase our distinctiveness and represent a vision of what our society might yet become.
Rabbis' Round Table
Faced with dwindling congregations, synagogues should stop worrying about how community members pay, and instead focus on the term being used to describe what they get in return.
As Jews our responsibility is to embrace the gender identity of each individual not only in our communities but in society at large. That means repealing transphobic legislation like North Carolina's HB2.
In New York, the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community and the Catholic Church both oppose a bill to lift the statute of limitations on abuse claims. With some flexibility, there could be a solution we can all get behind to protect our kids.
As I count the Omer and prepare to start a new job, I find myself at times resonating with what must have been a bittersweet experience for the Israelites who left Egypt to receive the Torah on Mount Sinai.
This Memorial Day, we may share a deep respect for our soldiers, but Americans do not honor ours with the sense of collective responsibility that Israelis do for theirs