December 14, 2017, will mark the 5th anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. In the years since, 500,000 Americans have been killed or injured by gun violence.
November 09, 2017
The onslaught of stories exposing powerful men committing acts of sexual violence against women is a sad reminder that we often are not safe in our own bodies.
This summer, as we gathered on the eve of Pride Weekend for one of our congregation’s many justice-focused Kabbalat Shabbat services, we put our arms around each other and sang: “We are a gentle, angry people and we are singing for our lives.”
My involvement with Greater Cleveland Congregations (GCC) began before the organization was officially formed.
Today is International Transgender Day of Remembrance, a time opportunity to read and reflect on the names of those we have lost.
One of the realities of transgender life today is the specter of transphobic violence. While tremendous progress is being made toward transgender rights and equity, we are, sadly, plagued by violence against trans people on a regular basis.