Tag: antisemitism

Jewish Identity in a Time of Anxiety

This is my third year as a fellow with the students at Kulanu: Cincinnati’s Reform Jewish High School, and I’ve reached the point where everyone but the seniors are kids I taught in ninth grade seminar. I feel like I know so many of them, and it’s been a joy to walk with them through such formative years of their…

A Case for Interfaith Dialogue

As I mentioned in a previous reflection, I have had some difficulty identifying just what the core value of interfaith dialogue is. Recently, however, I had an experience which demonstrated the importance of this enterprise. While on a visit to my student congregation, a young couple invited me over to their home for brunch. They have lived in the small…