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Reflections on the 37th World Zionist Congress

I didn’t want to go. I really didn’t. Up until the point of being asked my experience of matters pertaining to the World Zionist Congress had comprised three tetchy meetings wherein various UK based factions battled (under the flimsy ...

Posted on 22 December 2015, By Nick Gendler
The Dawn of Personal Redemption

On my 50th birthday I woke up to the loneliest, most disconnected and painful day of my life. I had no more energy to continue breathing air into someone else’s body while I myself was becoming lifeless. On the 50th anniversary of my en...

Posted on 22 December 2015, By Yiscah Smith
New Consolation: Conservative/Masorti Judaism faces forward

Rabban Yochanan ben Zakkai, great sage of his generation, was once walking with his disciple, Rabbi Joshua, near Jerusalem after the destruction of the Holy Temple. Rabbi Joshua looked at the temple ruins and said, “Alas for us the ...

Posted on 16 December 2015, By Rabbi Dr. Bradley Shavit Artson