Millennials Must Grab the Keys to the Jewish Car
First year rabbinical student and Wexner Graduate Fellow Juliana Schnur (Class 26), overhears the quip, “No one in the history of the world ever washed a rented car,” and writes this open letter to her peers. And to the “elders” she exhorts: “confront the growing multiculturalism of our community: from intermarried couples to friendship networks across faiths and cultures, to children raised in mixed religious (or non-religious!) households.”
With thanks to The Forward, we share Juli’s article: Click here to read more.
Juliana Schnur, a current Wexner Graduate Fellow (Class 26), is a first-year rabbinical student at HUC-JIR in Jerusalem. Previously, she was the coordinator of strategic initiatives at the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ), a role she transitioned to after working as the assistant to the president-elect and serving on Rabbi Rick Jacobs’ presidential transition team. Juli graduated summa cum laude from New York University with a BA in Jewish History and Spanish Literature and received her MA in Jewish History from NYU in May 2011. Juliana is a Senior Fellow of Humanity in Action, an international educational organization that promotes human rights and active citizenship around the world. She can be reached at email@example.com.