This is a list of diverse Israeli organizations that protect women's rights. The study questions encourage students to learn more about women's organizations in their own area.
This dvar-Torah looks at the idea of the role of changing narrative in human experience. "There arose a Pharoah who knew not Joseph" is compared to the demise of the kibbutz movement as we know it and how we make meaning of this change. It's looked at through the personal experience and a recent trip of the author.
In this dvar-Torah for Parashat Shoftim, Syd Nestel using Deuteronomy's description of an idealized Israelite society as a jumping point for examining modern justifications for the State of Israel.
Throughout 2005, in honor of the 350th anniversary of Jewish life in America, Israeli-American Ruth Calderon shared her observations about the complexity of American Jewish identity. Moving acrostically through the alphabet, Calderon examines Jewish-American experiences through an Israeli prism. The following excerpts on "America," "Flag," "Jerusalem," and "Zionism," are reprinted with the permission of Sh’ma: A Journal of Jewish Responsibility.
Joysa Winter's article reports on Israel's Arava Institute and the people who study there. All share the passion that makes environmental values cross political ones.
Rabbi David A Teutsch, former President of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, writes of his journey on the January 2002 JRF Leadership Mission to Israel, meeting the RRC students there, some remarkable achievements, and how we are working to strengthen our relationships with Israel.