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Introducing All Genders Wrap

Rabbinical School student Rachel Putterman’s desire to empower Jews of all genders with the knowledge of how to put on tefillin, a sacred practice that has traditionally been solely within the purview of cis-gender men. “As a relatively late-in-life rabbinical school student, I really wanted to learn how to put on tefillin… When I asked a friend my age how she learned, she said by watching YouTube videos. When I went on… Read Article →

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Funding the Faith

“I feel like working with synagogues around their finances is so interesting because it is the intersection of the totally practical with the ideal. How a synagogue should finance itself is a financial and a values question. I have had the great opportunity to work with congregations as they explore how to increase their financial resources and how they can do it by transforming their sense of what it means… Read Article →