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August 14, 2015

Ten Minutes of Torah

Walking Through Ferguson as a Black Reform Jew

By Evan Traylor
Black Lives Matter Sign

Standing in the very spot where Officer Darren Wilson killed Michael Brown, I came to the frightening realization that the most extreme form of oppression, this perpetuation of a racially unjust society, could happen anywhere and everywhere. Read more »

News & Blog

A Jewish Journalist’s Exclusive Look Inside Iran

Ethel Rosenberg’s Sons Call for Presidential Pardon in NY Times’ Op-Ed

7 Things to Know About Elul: The Month Before the High Holidays

Savoring the Separation of Shabbat

Meeting the Abayudaya Jews of Uganda

A Novel About a Nazi-Jewish Affair Roils the Romance Literature World

Social Justice
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A High Holidays Social Justice Guide
The Jewish New Year is an opportunity to reaffirm our tradition’s longstanding commitment to tikkun olam – repair of the world. Read more »

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Is your child starting college? Here’s what you need to know to lessen the stress! Read more »

See also: College as Social Engagement

Weekly Torah Portion

R’eih: Looking on the Bright Side
By Rabbi Audrey R. Korotkin
This parashah reminds us that it’s a mitzvah to celebrate the joy of being Jewish with those we love and with those who need joy in their lives. Read more »

Food & Recipes
Persian Cucumber Yogurt Salad

Persian Cucumber Yogurt Salad
Prefer a delicious cold soup? This dual recipe explains how to prepare both! Get the recipe »

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Why is the Jewish Sabbath observed on Saturday?

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