Enrich Your Passover Experience

Explore a variety of ways to understand Pesakh and to immerse in its practices. 

We have curated a series of essays that open discussions and analyses of Passover by Erica Riddick, Rabbi Margie Jacobs, Rabbi Mychal Copeland, Max Buckler, Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein,  Rabbi Michael Strassfeld, Rabbi Vivie Mayer, Rabbi Ellen Bernstein, z”l, Dr Shoshana Fershtman and Rabbi Aryeh Bernstein.

The Israel-Hamas War: Reflections in a Time of Crisis

Engage in groundbreaking Jewish Conversations. Review multiple perspectives from Dr. Tareq Abu Hamed; Dr. Marc Dollinger; Mike Shore; Rabbis Michael M. Cohen, Maurice Harris, Katie Mizrahi, Monica Gomery, Mike Rothbaum, Armin Langer; Dr. Hasia Diner; Rabbis Haviva Ner-David, Yohanna Kinberg, Jason Bonder, Seth Goldstein, Nathan Kamesar, Arthur Waskow, Robert Tabak, Amy Eilberg, Micah Weiss, Nancy Fuchs Kreimer, Laurie Zimmerman, and David Teutsch; Dr. Ilan Peleg and Oren Jay Sofer. Explore what’s possible.Dr

Groundbreaking Jewish Conversations

Evolve is an online platform with conversation-sparking essays from thought-provoking rabbis, leaders and creators. Explore essays on key topics, as well as curricula, sermon sparks and videos that apply the best thinking to contemporary questions.

Seeking to create an ecologically rooted Judaism that could be life-giving for centuries to come.
The sense of peoplehood is the awareness that an individual has of being a member of a group that is known, both by its own members and by outsiders, as a people. (Mordecai Kaplan, The Future of the American Jew)
Arguments that tie subjective notions of morality to the measure of brain function are fraught with pitfalls.
The takeover of Israel by its extreme messianic right wing is now irrefutably complete.

For a certain generation of Jewish Americans, Israel and the memory of the Holocaust represented twin pillars of civil religion, argues Louis Newman, a scholar of Jewish ethics and religion. While these pillars may have shown cracks for decades, Newman says they came crashing down on Oct. 7,2023. What can we learn from our history? Where do we go from here?

Web Conversations

Evolve Web Conversations are opportunities for you to interact with our authors in real-time, by asking questions and challenging their assumptions. Videos and transcripts are posted in an archive for those who are unable to attend live.

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