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DOMA Victory: A Huge Leap Forward Even As Much Work Remains

(1) Comments | Posted June 28, 2013 | 4:10 PM

Forty-six years ago this month, the Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling that marriage is indeed a fundamental human right.

On Wednesday, our nation took another step forward when the High Court courageously struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), bringing our country closer to providing...

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Shabbat Supper with Dr. King

(2) Comments | Posted January 21, 2013 | 7:04 AM

This weekend, in honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service, more than 1,200 people from New York to Knoxville to San Francisco symbolically invited Dr. King to Shabbat dinner.

Initiated by Repair the World--a national organization that mobilizes American Jews to address...

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Creating a Jewish Culture of Inclusivity

(5) Comments | Posted February 13, 2012 | 5:08 PM

This past summer, I had the opportunity to spend time with nearly 60 Teach For America corps members taking part in our Foundation's REALITY Israel Experience, a program that enables corps members to travel to Israel to explore the values that undergird their commitment to public...

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An Open Letter For Martin Luther King Day: Give Back and Pay it Forward

(2) Comments | Posted January 14, 2012 | 7:52 AM

I was a young girl the first time I learned about the concept of paying it forward. My dad was advancing tuition payments for a struggling medical student, and the student asked how he could pay him back. "By being successful and helping someone else," he told him.

I had...

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