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Fighting for Marriage Equality in Maine

Susan Bulba Carvutto
February 10, 2012

Here in the Maine wilderness, fighting for justice can feel lonely. As the first resident Reform rabbi at Temple Beth El in Augusta – a short walk from the State House – I have lived through two referenda on employment and housing rights for LGBT people and

And You Shall Teach All Your Children

Daphne Lazar-Price
January 26, 2011

This past weekend, between all of our friendly banter, there were three current event topics that dominated our Shabbat table conversation - the passing of Debbie Friedman, the gun control debate, and, wait for it: our kids' tuition bills for the 2011-2012

Disability Advocacy for Small Congregations

January 12, 2011

My hometown of Orlando, FL, has been on my mind a lot lately, mostly because its "seasonal" temperatures in the 50s seem much more enjoyable than the below-freezing temperatures in Washington, D.C.

The Other F Word: Fistula

Daphne Lazar-Price
January 28, 2010

Do you know what a fistula is? If you do, then you're likely fidgeting uncomfortably. If you don't, I'll take a moment to explain.

A fistula is a childbirth complication that occurs during obstructed labor, resulting in a stillborn child.