Harriet Rossetto was a bright Jewish kid with success written all over her. Like other young women growing up in the early 1960s, she went to college, got married, had a child, and hoped to live happily ever after. It didn’t turn out quite that way, but today she is more fulfilled...
Tzav: Sharing with others
Restarting the U.S.-Israel relationship depends on Palestinians too
Moving and shaking: Combating hate, Friendship Circle and more
LGBT Persian Jews live in changing times
Iranian Americans celebrate Nowruz at California State Assembly
A camp with a big heart
Congress members request funding for U.S.-Israel energy and water development
Skills-focused camp program takes summer to the ‘Max’
Tag: Rabbi John Rosove
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Rabbi Uri Regev, Founder and Director of Hiddush, asked me to write a Passover Supplement for inclusion in your family Seder on themes and values upon which both the State of Israel and the United States are founded. That piece is titled:
“Imagine: Liberation, Marriage and Gender...
March 15, 2013 | 11:21 am
On behalf of J Street, we are proud to send you Rabbi Richard Levy’s stirring meditation on the karpas, the vegetable dipped in salt water during Seder. Rabbi Levy urges us to become as courageous as Nachshon ben Aminadav, the leader of the tribe of Judah and the first Israelite to...
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Last evening I found myself channel surfing Israeli television when I came across a gripping documentary centered on an Israeli cyclist who pedaled the length and breadth of Israel and parts of the West Bank to meet people and learn about their lives and relationship to the land and...
January 10, 2011 | 3:34 pm
[UPDATE] Debbie Friedman’s Funeral - Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011, 11 am [LIVE VIDEO] - available here.
I have known Debbie for 35 years, since we were on staff together at Camp Swig. No one knew her at that time on the West Coast, and her music was only beginning to be known nationally....
August 7, 2003 | 8:00 pm
Watching the sunrise over Lake Tahoe is one of my great summer pleasures. I usually awake before my family and, in solitude, watch as the contours of the lake begin to take shape in the morning light. The serene stillness of this mountain silence is punctuated later only with the...