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As of June 17, 2015, 360 rabbis have signed the Rabbinic Letter on the Climate Crisis. Among those who initiated this letter are Rabbi Arthur Green, past president of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, Rabbi Mordechai Liebling, past head of the Federation of Reconstructionist Congregations and Havurot, and Rabbi Deborah Waxman, president of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical […]
It’s graduation season. We read reports of interesting (or boring) speeches by famous (or boring) personages. Closer to home, we celebrate with our kin significant milestones: a child’s graduation to the next school level; a young adult’s completion of a degree. What about the rest of the time? How do we mark the adult phases […]
Think of a Jewish holiday. What comes to mind? Food, decorations, preparations, new clothes, food, special songs, family gatherings, synagogue gatherings, symbols, stories, more food. Hanukkah? Check. (See: latkes, menorahs, dreydls, donuts, Maccabees). Purim? Passover? Each of us can generate a list of at least a few elements pertaining to most Jewish holidays, regardless of […]