Moment’s Ask The Rabbis asks where the Jewish religion, tradition and text stand on racism
INDEPENDENT Maybe not edit. Maybe just proofread and add a comma or a few comments in the margin. If circumstances
Our reaction to the events in Pittsburgh began with mourning for the victims. From mourning we moved to the legitimate fear that comes from living in a nation where easily procured weapons of mass death terrorize people of color, Muslims, LGBTQ people and—as always—Jews.
INDEPENDENT It’s a fundamental principle of Judaism that you are not obligated to do more than you can manage. “Says
“Do we gossip? Do we repost stories about friends, family or colleagues that ought not be repeated? Do we believe everything we read?”
“Would your Jewish robot be like the Jetsons’ Rosie, who’d make perfect Shabbat challah and your aunt’s amazing latkes?”
Pour out Your wrath upon the nations that know You not, and upon the families that call not on Your
In every contact with serial bullies, victimizers or predators, we must carefully balance natural empathy for the person before us