What’s a “Gender-Sensitive” Bible Translation?

“What’s a ‘gender-sensitive’ Bible translation?” “Did The Jewish Publication Society just publish a ‘woke’ Bible?” “Are you changing the Bible’s Hebrew?” As a member of the translation team and the publisher, respectively, we’ve been receiving these sorts of questions...

Translating God’s Name in a New Way

Published on Jewish Women’s Archive (November 10, 2022) One morning shortly after my younger daughter turned 18, she showed me the cover art for Florence and the Machine’s song “King.” In the photo, Florence reclines on a divan, gazing at the...

Disruption: Lifespan

CCAR Journal: The Reform Jewish Quarterly, Fall 2021.Copyright © 2020 Central Conference of American Rabbis.   People are living longer, and societies are getting grayer . . . More years were added to average life expectancy in the twentieth century than all...

A New Pathway to Synagogue Growth – Villages

Published on eJewish Philanthropy June 3, 2020 As we are learning from the pandemic, synagogues need to reevaluate what “being in the building” is worth. While doing so, Jewish communal leaders might want to invest in a new pathway to retain and integrate current and...