Rabbi Saperstein: "The bombings are a grim reminder that religious intolerance remains a threat to peace and security around the world."
On Saturday, Congress passed an omnibus appropriations package, which was met with a sigh of relief from Capitol Hill since the government would not be forced to shut down.
The following is part of the "RAC Rundown" series of special legislative briefings that have been presented at Tzedek Central throughout the 2011 URJ Biennial.
Whoever saves one life in Israel [i.e., of a Jew] is as if he had saved an entire world.
– Mishnah, Sanhedrin 4:5
Whoever saves one life is as if he had saved an entire world.
On World AIDS Day, we reflect on the incredible progress we have made fighting this disease and recommit ourselves to eradicating it in our li
Parashat Ki Teitzei includes a rich and varied collection of directives that serve as a partial blueprint for behaviors and norms to create the emerging covenantal culture. As Professor Adele Berlin notes, “Issues pertaining to women are prominent in this parashah. . . .