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On Politics and Prayer

By Alden Solovy
Torah, prayer, and politics mix. Even in an elections season that has been characterized as bitter and nasty, void of civility or compassion, the Torah does not let us off the hook.   more

Why We Need a Prayer for the Electorate

By David Zvi Kalman
A Prayer for the Electorate allows us a moment in services to recognize that civic engagement can be religious engagement, that tzedek is often fulfilled through public policy.   more

From Water to Water: A Conversion and a Taharah

By Ariana Katz
It was a week filled with water—starting with my partner Ever’s conversion to Judaism by immersion in the mikveh, the womb of the universe that moves us from one state of being to the other.    more

JewBelong Guides for Rosh Hashanah

By Archie Gottesman
This probably isn’t breaking news, but there are plenty of Jews who don’t go to services on Rosh Hashanah for lots of different reasons.    more

Exploring the Soul in New Podcast "Kaddish"

By Ariana Katz
Here I was ... singing about the purity of souls with a room full of Reconstructionists: queers, gender outlaws, patrilineal Jews, and so many of us who are so used to being reminded that our souls...  more

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