Rabbi Joshua Lesser writes frankly about leadership, representation and making assumptions about Jews of color in spaces dominated by white Jews.
An overview of Evolve’s pieces on Jewish ethics.
An overview of Evolve’s pieces on antisemitism from historical, political and theological standpoints.
An overview of Evolve’s pieces on gender—from personal, communal, theological and political standpoints.
An overview of Evolve’s pieces on spiritual practice—from personal, liturgical and practice-based standpoints.
In 2018, Rabbis Toba Spitzer and Brant Rosen engaged in an epistolary back and forth on Evolve about the questions of narrative writing around Israel/Palestine. By studying their words, we find a model for how to engage with kavod in a makhloket leshem shamayim.
n this month’s December beit midrash, we’ll explore how identity politics hold an increasingly defining role in the American social and political landscape of the 21st century.Rabbi Jane Litman explores the complexity of holding Jewish identity in relationship to other identities.
Rabbi Toba Spitzer dives into the use of metaphors in framing a picture of the Jewish people that is encompassing and defining, drawing on three conceptual metaphors: “covenant,” “narrative” and “tribal.”
Explore short reflections on inspiring texts.