Category Archives: Politics

Cuba 2016

Tomorrow night Jews around the world will gather around the Seder table and read the verse above as part of the story of the Exodus from Egypt. When we say, “in every generation each person is obligated to see him/herself … Continue reading

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What did you do this morning?

This morning I was honored with an invitation from the Israeli Consulate (currently on strike along with the entire Israeli Foreign Ministry) with an invitation to hear Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu address about 200 people at the Museum of Tolerance. … Continue reading

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I will not be watching

I don’t know about you but I will not be watching the Winter Olympics when they begin next week. I was going back and forth about this issue, however the Russian crackdown on LGBTQ people is just too much. Here is … Continue reading

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What to say when you call your senator TODAY!

Today’s the day! Dial 1-888-897-0174 and call on your Senator to protect LGBT workers by passing ENDA now. Click on this flyer and you will have all of the talking points for speaking with your Senator’s representative about ending ENDA!  

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Judge #blogelul

Since the end of Shabbat much has happened at the Western Wall about the Western Wall. Here is an article that summarizes the situation. Yesterday, it was reported that Cabinet Minister Avichai Mendelblit has proposed a new solution that counters … Continue reading

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Women of the Wall

Today is Rosh Chodesh Av. I’m writing this post after attempting to pray at the Kotel (Western Wall) this morning with Women of the Wall, an organization I’ve written about and prayed with many times. (I’m also typing this on … Continue reading

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CF4E Passover Reading

I am thrilled to share California Faith for Equality’s CF4E Passover Reading with you. Please share it with your family and friends AND remember to include it in your seder! Passover Seder Reading Tonight we read, “in every generation each individual … Continue reading

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What did you learn in Civics?

Remember high school? While I try to forget it as much as possible, there are some things that I can’t forget. Unfortunately, it seems one of the easily forgotten subjects was Civics or Government. I don’t even remember what the … Continue reading

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What a night!

This post was written by yours truly on the California Faith for Equality blog… Congratulations, Mr. President on your re-election. Congratulations newly elected and first openly lesbian senator from Wisconsin, Tammy Baldwin. You did it Maine. In approximately two months … Continue reading

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Sh’ma Smackdown – a re-post from WRJ

This post comes from the Women of Reform Judaism’s blog on October 24 found here. by Rabbi Marla J. Feldman Much has been written in recent days about the arrest of Anat Hoffman, executive director of the Reform Movement’s Israel Religious … Continue reading

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