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Feb 22, 2021

During her 8 years at Hillel JUC, Kranjec introduced hundreds of students to formal Jewish life and a corpus of Jewish teachings.

Nov 11, 2020

Sharon Brous, Laura Geller, Jack Moline, Shmuly Yanklowitz, Sid Schwarz

This political moment is a time for rabbis and clergy of all faiths to speak out forcefully to protect both truth and democracy.

Nov 4, 2020

How I left Romania for Israel and learned to study without preconceptions.

Oct 27, 2020

Lauren Berkun talks with Pamela Robertson of Talking Joy podcast about the spiritual message of hope that she delivered at the Democratic National Convention

Oct 22, 2020

After Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg z"l passed away,  I learned that core to her values was a belief in incremental change through empathy nd understanding.

Oct 8, 2020

In "The New Jewish Canon," Yehuda Kurtzer and Claire Sufrin collect 35 years of communal debate.

Oct 2, 2020

What is a contemporary Jewish canon? Who decides what's in and what's out, what are the ramifications of those choices, and why does it matter?

Oct 1, 2020

David Zvi Kalman offers a special prayer for the Shabbat before an election

Sep 25, 2020

As the second female on the Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg became a legend and an icon of the feminist movement.

Sep 19, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was 87 years old when she passed away. If you were keeping cosmic score, it was the Jewish New Year and a day for hope and new beginnings.

Sep 18, 2020

The Civil Rights movement as a starting point for reflection on Jewishness and whiteness in the United States.

Sep 14, 2020

Hartman Senior Fellow Rabbi Gordon Tucker has joined JTS as Vice Chancellor for Religious Life and Engagement.

Sep 10, 2020

Literature is a speck of hope in the age of Kyle Rittenhouse

Sep 5, 2020

Sep 3, 2020

What does it mean to be “from somewhere?”

Sep 3, 2020

Seven synagogues in the Twin Cities area will be learning the 'iEngage: Jewish Values and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict' curriculum this year.

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