How did you come to be a WRJ leader?
Like many women, I joined sisterhood when my kids were little, and we belonged to a small, conservative synagogue.
Although Parashah Acharei Mot II was a challenge to write about, I soon realized how relatable it is not only to myself but also to my daughter and, of course, Women of Reform Judaism.
This week’s Torah portion revisits the pivotal moment in the exodus from Egypt, when Miriam and Moses led the Israelites through the Sea of Reeds, to safety on the far side before the waters closed in, trapping and drowning the pursuing soldiers of the Pharoah
In Exodus 12, verse 11 which concludes God’s commandment on how to observe the Passover sacrifice, God enjoins the Hebrew slaves of Egypt to eat the roasted lamb with “your loins girded, your sandals on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and you shall eat
If you would have told 18-year-old Kate that she would one day openly talk about the most painful, and for a long time, “shameful” experience of her life to hundreds and hundreds of people, her jaw would still be on the floor.