As his JDOV talk, Yonatan Ariel presents his approach to Jewish Plate-spinning. How can I be an individual and part of a collective? What makes a Jewish person part of…
I am a woman of tremendous faith.
I am a rabbi.
My steadfast faith tells me that I am strengthening the Jewish world through my work on behalf of the Jewish People.
It also has me believing that the day will come when Israel, a place I love with a full heart, will give to me, to my 2 daughters what it offers my 2 sons…equal right to sidewalks, bus seats, singing of songs, equal space at the kotel and full faced presence in public space.
This is not too strange a vision, is it? (more…)