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Rabbi Diana Fersko
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Rabbi Diana Fersko is the associate rabbi at New York City’s Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, where she is privileged to teach, pray, and engage with Jews of all ages. She created Stephen Wise’s popular Shabbat After Dark for 20s and 30s and Pathways to Judaism, a conversion studies program.

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What Hillary and Bernie Taught Me About Passover

(0) Comments | Posted April 20, 2016 | 10:49 AM

This election season has placed young women in an impossible bind between gender and generation.

At a recent political rally, Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said: "We can tell our story of how we climbed the ladder, and a lot of you younger women think it's...

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Is It Hot in Here?: A Jewish Celebration of Love on the Day DOMA Dies

(1) Comments | Posted June 26, 2013 | 5:35 PM

Judaism is a life-affirming tradition. But it's not just life affirming, it is also love affirming. Ecclesiastes tells us to "Enjoy life with the wife whom you love." (9:9) The prophet Hosea, recounting God's words, proclaims, "And I, [God], will betroth you [the People Israel] to me forever." (2:21) Jews...

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