Category Archives: Politics

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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Arrest at the Western Wall

Jewish tradition that we have entered into mar Cheshvan, bitter Cheshvan (the new Jewish month that started Tuesday night) because this month has no holidays. Last night we entered mar Cheshvan because of the horrific events that occurred at the Western Wall. … Continue reading

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Madonna says…

Last night I went to the MDNA concert. It was AMAZING. Two hours of pure entertainment. Most of the concert was music and dancing. There were a few moments when Madonna spoke. While she used more explicatives than I might … Continue reading

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The Western Wall is a site for all Jews!

The Israel Religious Action Center is working on a petition to the Western Wall Heritage Council calling for diversity in the membership after four women were detained on Sunday morning for wearing tallitot/prayer shawls. Here is a copy of the email … Continue reading

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Jerusalem review

It is hard to believe that my time in Israel is coming to an end. It has been an amazing few weeks. (Video, pictures, links and formatting to be improved when I get home). The highlights (in no particular order) … Continue reading

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