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Pursuing Justice

As members of local and global Jewish communities, we bear responsibility for pursuing justice and equality for all the citizens of the world. We can all give tzedakah and a little time, while some of us have the capacity to do much more. We make the world better when we fight for justice from a place of humility and love. These rituals and prayers infuse that work with a sense of holiness and perspective to help us do just that.

Building a Sanctuary of Inclusion

By Lauren Tuchman
Before going into a complex description of the building of the mishkan, the portable sanctuary in the desert, God instructs Moses to tell the Children of Israel to build a sanctuary so that God can...  more
Blog Post | February 23, 2016

Are You a Gatekeeper?

By Shelly Christensen
Fourteen years ago I accompanied Stephanie to meet with the rabbi of one of the synagogues in my hometown of Minneapolis. It was a unique experience for Stephanie, who lives with cerebral palsy and...  more
Blog Post | February 4, 2016

Altered Harvest: Sukkot and Climate Change

By Rav Kohenet Jill Hammer
The sukkah is one profound place to remember the effects of global scorching on all of us. Sukkot, also known as the Feast of Tabernacles, is the third and final harvest festival of the...  more
Blog Post | October 1, 2015

May All Debts Be Forgiven

By Nati Passow
How can we embrace the powerful exercise of Shmita in a way that is both personally meaningful and works to restore the fabric of our community? This week we ushered out Shmita, the final year in...  more
Blog Post | September 24, 2015

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