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Feminism & Zionism: Definitions and Exclusions

2 weeks ago

[Image source: Festival of Faiths from Louisville, United States (Media & The Public Trust – Pathways to Nonviolence) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons] A recent series of articles about Palestinian-American political activist Linda Sarsour startled many in feminist and…

Grok Culture

A Social-Justice Oriented Gap Year Program: Tzedek America

2 weeks ago

The tradition of the “gap year” program – an opportunity that graduated high school students may take advantage of before entering college to grow, expand their knowledge base or have new experiences in other countries – began in the UK…

Grok Faith

The Upside-Down of Purim

2 weeks ago

[Photo: Queen Esther denouncing Haman / Ernest Normand] Purim. Everything gets turned upside down on this holiday. Indeed. Purim is a celebration unlike any other in our religious tradition. It is our only holiday with no reference to God in the…