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“Six Jews of Vilna”

I was first drawn to the Jewish wonders of Vilna (Vilnius, Lithuania) when I traveled — armchair style — with historian Lucy Dawidowicz, who had ventured there from New York City by ship and tr...

Exodus The Scrolls of Redemptions (Megillot haGe’ulah)

Parashat Va’eira (Exodus 6:2-9:35) I recently heard a fascinating interview wi...

Community Blog Winter Seminar 2020:
Economic Justice

Community Blog What Do We Owe Each Other?

Six weeks after my son, Abraham, was born, our financial advisor encouraged us t...

Exodus How to Use Your Privilege

Parashat Shemot (Exodus 1:1-6:1) Moses is the original social justice lobbyist. ...

Community Blog The Universal Experience of Shabbat

Shabbat, at its essence, is about finding rest, refreshment, and pleasure. It is...

Community Blog “Education is not the filling of a bucket, but the lighting of a fire”

Whenever I try to explain what I do for a living, I get odd looks. I taught for ...