As we make the joyous return to camp this summer, many of us are looking forward to seeing old friends, making new ones, as well as attending camp for the very first time!
Racial Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion
Toward Gender Equity: Tools for Reform Jewish Communities from the Task Force on the Experience of Women in the Rabbinate
Rabbi Amy Schwartzman
Rabbi Ellen Weinberg Dreyfus
Rabbi Hara Person
When we initially convened this Task Force, we began a process of creating resources, as well as making recommendations for policy changes. Many critical resources are now complete and available to congregations and Jewish communities.
Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner
It is well understood that there is no amount of money that can be paid to right the wrongs of the many atrocities and genocides that have warranted the payment of reparations. But to truly begin to heal the wounds caused by over 400 years of inequities and dehumanization, acknowledgment, a truth and reconciliation process, apology, and reparations would be places to start. Watch the recent webinar series "Understanding Reparations" to learn more.
In the days and weeks ahead, much will be written about the Pew Research Center’s "Jewish Americans in 2020." Having just received the full study today, we are still absorbing its findings. The Pew data is likely to provide a wealth of information that can be a useful resource for understanding many aspects of our community
Cantor Rosalie Will
Rabbi Esther L. Lederman
Rabbi Leora Kaye
Not surprisingly over the past number of months, the word “hybrid” has become popularized to refer to this new world we have entered. We want to make an argument for a new, and more precise term that some congregations have started to use: multi-access.