jewish values

jewish values

Lighted faces of teenagers holding candles in the dark

Our world is imperfect. As Jews, we know this. 

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner
JewV'Nation Fellow Sarah Kipp

Making our synagogue communities more audaciously hospitable is not a one-size-fits-all proposition.

Toby Singer
Butcher paper that reveals words through a tear: What's your story?

Shortly after I became the first full-time rabbi of Temple Isaiah in Columbia, MD, in 1974, I instituted Congregants’ Hour.

Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs
Large green pencil with green point writing the word Yes.
Rabbi Sarah Mack, Joie Magnone and Rachel Mersky Woda
Men and women together at an egalitarian section of the Kotel (Western Wall)

I recently attended a Knesset caucus on America-Israel relations during which I addressed the body about two issues of vital concern to North America’s liberal Jewish community: the Kotel (the

Rabbi Rick Jacobs
Protesters outside the prime minister's residence in Jerusalem, Israel

Dear friends and partners, 

Shavuah tov.

Rabbi Gilad Kariv
Statue of Justice -- blindfolded with a sword in one hand and a scale in the other

This past year, I had a wonderful experience as a participant in the Rabbi Balfour Brickner Rabbinic Seminar and Fellowship thr

Rabbi Joseph B. Meszler
Pope Francis and Rabbi Rick Jacobs

The New York Times reported last week on a sweeping new survey of t

Rabbi Rick Jacobs
Four smiling campers arm in arm

By lunchtime on Friday, the atmosphere feels different. The schedule changes, making time and space to prepare. We get ready, pulling out what is probably our last set of clean clothes.

Rabbi Jessica Barolsky