Views on Jewish Life

This Transgender Rabbi Is Standing Up to Ben Shapiro’s Hateful Rhetoric

Author: Becky Silverstein Published: December 7, 2016

Transgender rabbi, a Jewish educator and an advocate for the LGBTQ community, Becky Silverstein strongly disagrees with… Read more

Jewish students are being told what is and isn’t anti-Semitic

Author: Rob Young Published: December 7, 2016

Rob Young, Vice President (Society and Citizenship) at UK’s National Union of Students, thinks that there a… Read more

A Bittersweet Apartment Moving

Author: Elior Eliyahu (translated by Yanir Dekel for A Wider Bridge) Published: November 21, 2016

Without the blessing of his parents, but with care for his personal happiness, Elior Eliyahu, an orthodox… Read more

Reflections from a Rabbi with a Trans Child

Author: Kol Raychaim Published: November 7, 2016

An Orthodox rabbi whose child is transgender expresses his intention that by expanding Torah thoughts we can… Read more

Poland’s True Story

Author: David Sarna Galdi Published: November 3, 2016

When it came to antisemitism, what David Sarna Galdi found in Poland was surprising: he didn’t really… Read more

Being A Zionist Muslim

Author: AWB Chicago Staff Published: November 1, 2016

Muslim LGBTQ activist Nadiya Al-Noor talks about equality, Zionism, and respect between people who disagree about social… Read more

Falsettos Isn’t As Gay As It Once Was

Author: Jesse Oxfeld Published: October 28, 2016

“Falsettos,” a groundbreaking gay musical that opened in a beautiful, emotional revival at the Walter Kerr Theater… Read more

Homophobia in the Sukkah

Author: Elior Eliyahu Published: October 25, 2016

Gay religious blogger Elior Eliyahu found it hard to sit in the same Sukkah with his family… Read more

A Journey to the New Year

Author: Rabbi Amichai Lau-Lavie Published: October 13, 2016

Rabbi Amichai Lau-Lavie’s annual journey to the new year, with 40 ways in 40 days to reflect,… Read more

“Who Will…”

Author: Rabbi Lisa Edwards Published: October 18, 2016

Read Rabbi Lisa Edwards’ inspiring Yom Kippur drash on the value of life and coming out about… Read more