Slow Dancing with Roxanna

Slow Dancing with Roxanna Amichai’s Reflections from the Dominican Republic and four more postcards from a week with AJWS Global Justice Fellows On Sunday night, January 15 2017, I returned to NYC from spending a week in the Dominican Republic … Continue reading

Prophets Unplugged

Come listen to Rabbi Amichai share about his walk and way, make a little music together, dance just a little in the spirit of our time together, and talk as a group about how, together, we can heal and repair … Continue reading

Election Aftermath Tests Alternative Synagogues

Election Aftermath Tests
Alternative Synagogues

Strength of year-old Jewish Emergent Network
faces challenge amid ‘national awakening’ after vote.

Two months after beginning a rabbinic fellowship sponsored by the Jewish Emergent Network, a collaboration between seven unconventional communities around the country rethinking Jewish engagement, Rabbi Kerry Chaplin found herself swaying arm in arm with hundreds of others at a Havdalah ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial.

It was the weekend after the election results and the seven newly instated rabbinic fellows were in Washington, D.C., for one of the fellowship’s seven retreats. Though the Havdalah ceremony h Continue reading