Inclusion

Yesterday’s Inauguration of President Obama was stirring on many levels.  First to see the transfer of power calmly and the oath of office administered by the Supreme Court Justices is an inspiring moment.  Around the world people hunger for this kind of civil and democratic process.  As the Arab Spring continues to struggle with Democracy…Read more »

Gays and Lesbians in the Holocaust

Please read this article about the importance of GLBT presence!  Here is one reason President Obama included in his speech on Holocaust Memorial Day the fact that gays and lesbians were persecuted by the Nazi’s as well.     See the importance of having the gay and lesbian experience represented in history matters.    …Read more »

Virtual Biennial

I am sad that I am not able to join the over 6000 colleagues, lay leaders and friends in Washington, D.C. this week for the Union for Reform Judaism Biennial.   I haven’t missed a Biennial since the 1980’s!   I was registered to go but we had to scale back our travel and convention…Read more »