Below explore the archives of past Evolve web conversations. Full transcripts will be posted for accessibility.
This multipart set of web conversations is a chance to engage in thoughtful, open dialogue grounded in the values of tzelem Elohim (regarding and treating all people as created in the divine image), kavod (respect), redifat shalom (pursuing peace) and makhloket leshem shamayim (disagreements for the sake of heaven).
Foundations of Spiritual Practice Part 1: March 12, 2019
Foundations of Spiritual Practice Part 2: March 26, 2019
Antisemitism Part 1: March 19, 2019
Antisemitism Part 2: April 11, 2019
Judaism, Gender and Gender Identity Part 1: April 3, 2019
Judaism, Gender and Gender Identity Part 2: May 7, 2019
Radical Inclusion: May 22, 2019
Voice, Water, Place: New Ways of Understanding God: September 10, 2019
Antisemitism in America: October 16, 2019
Re-imagining Synagogues and Communities: November 11, 2019
Joined by: Rabbi Nathan Kamesar, leading a discussion on Rabbi Rachel Weiss’ article
Mitzvat Ahavat Erev Rav — Loving the the Complexity of Our Identities: December 10, 2019
Joined by: Rabbi Shelly Goldman, discussing the essay by Rabbi Jane Rachel Litman.
Combatants for Peace: December 18, 2019
Joined by: Rabbi Sheila Weinberg, Penina Eilberg-Schwartz and Sulaiman Khatib
Acknowleding the Truth is the First Step on the Path to Healing Racial Injustice: July 2, 2020
Joined by: Rabbi Benjamin Barnett
Noticing the Jews of Color in Our Communities: September 9, 2020
Joined by: Carmen Amalia Corrales
Jews and White Privilege: October 26, 2020
Joined by Rabbis Max Reynolds and Jessica Rosenberg