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July 29, 2013

Making Souls Sing

Tablet magazine profiles Rabbi Darby Leigh, ’08, as he prepares to become only the second deaf rabbi to serve a hearing congregation. MORE
July 24, 2013

Tikkun at Camp: Welcoming Transgender Campers

Rabbi Isaac Saposnik, RRC '08, gets in the last word in this Jewish Forward article about including transgender campers.  The Camp JRF director describes the steps the Poconos camp has taken to create a truly safe and welcoming environment. MORE
July 1, 2013

Under the Rainbow Huppah

Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum, ’90, and several of her congregants at Congregation Beit Simchat Torah in New York City—the world’s largest LGBT congregation—speak compellingly in a Jewish Forward video following the Supreme Court’s DOMA ruling. MORE
February 15, 2013

Lillian Schoolman Kaplan: May Her Memory Be A Blessing

The Reconstructionist movement mourns the passing of Lillian Schoolman Kaplan, z”l. Kaplan led the congregational arm of the movement from 1984–88, when she served as president of the Federation of Reconstructionist Congregations and Havurot (later known as the Jewish Reconstructionist Federation). MORE


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