There is a wonderful viral trend on TikTok of Black men frolicking in the fields. This trend, which can come across as light-hearted, demonstrates something deeply precious: Black Joy. This example of Black Joy highlights Black men being joyful, playful, having fun, and feeling free to be themselves. Why is
What if you found your calling after your first career ended — when you were already passing middle age? Would you pursue it? Or would you just say forget it, I’m too old? David N. Goodman, 69, decided to pursue it.
A statement from Reconstructing Judaism and the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association: The headlines concerning Israel during the month of May were painful. Israel’s supreme court issued a ruling that authorizes the razing of several Palestinian villages and the forcible eviction of over 1000 Palestinians from the Masafer Yatta region in the
As leaders of Reconstructing Judaism and the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association, we cry out in grief and pain at the senseless deaths of 11 people in Buffalo and Laguna Woods this past weekend. After we express our sorrow and our solidarity, we recommit to bringing to life a reality that counters
The Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association and Reconstructing Judaism are deeply dismayed to learn of the leaked draft opinion of the Supreme Court indicating that Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision guaranteeing the right to an abortion, will be overturned imminently. Although this majority opinion has been leaked in draft form, we
Three sacred seasons are overlapping – Passover, Ramadan, and Easter – days of holiness that celebrate liberation, humility, compassion, and rebirth. We dearly wish that we could be marking this confluence of holy days with celebrations of steady and courageous steps forward towards peace, justice, and co-existence in Israel and Palestine.