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Women's musical accomplishments heralded in local concerts

Women in music will be celebrated in — at last count — three local events in March, Women’s History Month.

Salon 21 is a series of intimate recitals, often held in people’s living rooms or other small venues, in the style of the 19th-century salon. 763 more words

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January 18th: Know For Whom You Stand

This week begins a new semester of classes for me, and, for one of the first times in rabbinical school, I’m getting the chance to take an elective on top of my required coursework. 666 more words

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Aspiring Reform Rabbi dropped from HUC after he fails guitar class

By Yekutiel Bornstein

Last Updated 9/24/2017 at 6:00 PM

Jerusalem: Hebrew Union College, the Reform Movement’s theological seminary, has acted quickly to remove an aspiring Rabbi who failed to meet their program’s standards. 156 more words


Losing God in Jerusalem

Image: A human shadow against a wall of Jerusalem stone. This image appears with Rabbi Nafshi’s article in Lilith.

Every now and then I read something and all I can think is, “Darn, I wish I’d written that.” 40 more words


Five Years in Two Minutes

  • Four years spent researching and writing Tutti’s Promise
  • One year spent editing and preparing the book for publication
  • Two minutes to pitch it to the Jewish Book Council…
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May 21st: The Year in Israel - A Year Later

One year ago today, I got on a plane and returned home after my first year of rabbinical school in Israel. At the time, I remember the feeling as though I had just experiencing something too big for words, too profound to be understood in a day or a week or a month. 799 more words

Austin Zoot