From the very beginning, God commands us to be allies. And furthermore, one detail in the text draws our attention to a specific, fundamental form of allyship: “male and female God created them.” Or in contemporary parlance, thou shalt strive to advance the cause of gender safety and equity.

"For me, the healing message here about self-care is that my awareness of care for Self needs to be moving from outside reminder towards internal commitment, and that this goodness to/with Self is best practiced as a lifelong daily personal renewal… b’ezrat hashem – with G-d’s help."

A comfortable, well-educated, straight White male rabbi walks into a multiracial family.  That’s not a joke – it’s my spiritual autobiography.                Though every story is unique, “comfortable” does describe many of us who grew up White and Jewish. We rarely knew how advantaged we were, in myriad subtle ways, how much likelier we were to achieve success, thanks to something as random as skin tone and how hard others would

I have always disliked MLK Day. To be more precise, I have always disliked attending most commemorations of MLK Day. This has nothing to do with the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Rather, it is bound up with the peculiar cultural whiplash that I have experienced year after year attending ceremonies on MLK Day. Let me explain.  As a middle class Black child, my parents made any number

If you are in your first year of full-time graduate school or applying to study full-time in the upcoming summer or fall, you may be eligible for the Wexner Graduate Fellowship/Davidson Scholars Program. The Wexner Graduate Fellowship/Davidson Scholars Program selects exceptional candidates with a strong personal commitment to the Jewish community, a record of demonstrated excellence in academic achievement and the potential to assume significant professional leadership roles in the

The Wexner Foundation is pleased to announce Class 32 of the Wexner Graduate Fellowship/Davidson Scholars Program. As these exceptional individuals pursue graduate training for careers in Jewish Education, Jewish Professional Leadership, Jewish Studies and the Rabbinate/Cantorate, they will participate in a prestigious four-year professional development program comprised of leadership training, cohort-based learning, peer support, professional mentoring and networking, developed in partnership with the William Davidson Foundation. Twenty outstanding students were

Wexner Graduate Fellows/Davidson Scholars are graduate students preparing for careers in North America in: Jewish Education Jewish Professional Leadership Jewish Studies The Rabbinate/Cantorate The Program includes: Generous financial awards for up to three years Four years of cohort-based leadership training Broad network of Jewish professional leaders Apply online here by January 28, 2019. 

The Wexner Foundation is proud to announce the members of Class 31 of the Wexner Graduate Fellowship/Davidson Scholars Program. As these exceptional professionals pursue graduate training for careers in Jewish Education, Jewish Professional Leadership, Jewish Studies, and the Rabbinate, they will participate in a prestigious four-year professional development program comprised of leadership training, cohort-based learning, peer support, professional mentoring, and networking. They join a network of Jewish leadership excellence that

The Wexner Foundation is pleased to announce Class 2 of the Wexner Field Fellowship, our newest leadership development program, created in partnership with the Jim Joseph Foundation.  Together, with a cohort of Jewish professionals from across North America, Wexner Field Fellows will grow as Jewish professionals, deepen their leadership skills and develop a rich community of colleagues.  These fifteen professionals were selected through a highly-competitive process for this three-year intensive

The Wexner Field Fellowship pre-application is now open for up to 15 exceptional professionals, who will be selected for a three-year program with a cohort of lifelong professional learners that is focused on enriching their ability to exercise leadership as Jewish professionals. Wexner Field Fellows are matched one-on-one with a coach, as well as a Jewish educator to expand their leadership skills and Jewish knowledge respectively based on their individual