‘The Atlantic’ Features Amichai: “We’re Headed Toward One of the Greatest Divisions in the History of the Jewish People”

The Atlantic features Amichai speaking more about his “JOY” Proposal in the article “We’re Headed Toward One of the Greatest Divisions in the History of the Jewish People” as the debate over accepting intermarriage in the Comservative movement continues. “For some people, this is really a matter of their livelihood, so people are hesitating for very good reasons to […]

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First Aid for Spiritual Seekers: My ‘On Being’ Episode Now On Air

Dear Lab/Shul Friends, The drive from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv is 45 min and tonight I made this journey as I’d done on countless days and nights before, listening to the interview I had with On Being’s Krista Tippet several months ago, which went live online today. I cried for some of it, especially the […]

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When it Rainbows on your (Zionist?) Parade + 3 Quick Questions

Dear Lab/Shul, It’s been a wild week in social media with tensions in the Jewish world, Queer community, Zionist circles and rippling beyond. I invited three of Lab/Shul’s rabbinic and queer voices to join me in sharing personal perspectives, rants, and questions about what it means to be nuanced like rainbows in a world increasingly demanding […]

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Amichai and Labshul March with New York Pride

On Sunday, June 25th, Amichai and Labshul marched for New York Pride to honor all LQBTQIA lives. Amchai also spoke at Judson Memorial Church: “Two summers ago Shira Banki, 16, was stabbed to death by a religious zealot during the Jerusalem Pride March. Last summer I was honored to lead a prayer to open the […]

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