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Five Jewish Beach Reads for Summer

Five Jewish Beach Reads for Summer jemerman

Whether you need a new vacation read or something to relax into after a long day, I've compiled a list of five new-ish Jewish beach reads to take along with you!

Being Honest with God and Myself

Being Honest with God and Myself jemerman

I took the Commandments seriously. However, one of the Commandments deeply resonated above all others: "You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor," meaning "You shall not lie" (Exodus 20:13). This affected me most because I was lying to others and myself about a core aspect of my identity: my bisexuality.

Attending to a Palestinian Family on Hanukkah/Ramadan From December 1999

Attending to a Palestinian Family on Hanukkah/Ramadan From December 1999 jemerman

The trauma pager beeped loudly as I went about my duties as on-call chaplain. It was December 1999, and I had been in training to become a chaplain for all of three months.

A Message of Support

A Message of Support urjadmin

While we recognize that the deep conflict between Israelis and Palestinians will not be resolved over the summer, we believe that come the fall, college campuses must once again be safe for all students - and this includes Jewish students living their Jewish commitments openly and proudly.