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Tzedek Chicago: A New Congregation Puts Justice on the Agenda!

I’m honored and very, very excited to announce the creation of a new Jewish congregation: Tzedek Chicago. We recently held our launch program in our new home at Luther Memorial Church in the Lincoln Square neighborhood of Chicago – and I’m sure all who were present would agree there was a joyous excitement in the room as we shared our vision for our new congregation. 1,698 more words


Pride Is...

Last week, my congregation participated in the annual North Jersey Pride week, hosting a “Progress in the Pulpit” conversation on Monday night, speaking about Pride and equality on Shabbat from the… 335 more words

Shabbat Shelah Lekha 5775/ 13 June 2015: DEFINING JEWISH COMMUNITY

Most people seem to think the source for setting a minyan, a prayer quorum, at ten derives from the story of Abraham at Sodom and Gomorrah. 712 more words

Weekly Torah Discussions

Invisible City - Discussion Questions Part 2 (Spoiler Alert)

Re-reading the novel I get to the point where Rebekah is waiting at the gas station convenience store trying to get warm and describing how cold it is outside. 200 more words

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Jewish Pride Month Resources

Keshet has a full array of things to do for Pride Month including a page for events, signs and stickers, and resources.  I highly recommend checking out what they’ve put together, it’s awesome. 37 more words


British police chief has requested London's Jews To help Shut Down Protest

A British police chief has requested London’s Jewish community to provide proof an extremist rally being planned for July 4 in Golders Green will be anti-Semitic, so authorities can shut it down. 124 more words

Politics And Political Corruption