The idea that Askenazi Jews are descended from the Khazars is widely held within anti-semitic circles, but it has been discredited by scholars.Read More »
Ask a Jew: What is a Reform Jew’s viewpoint on interfaith marriage?
Hyphen Parent explains the policies of the Central Conference of American Rabbis on interfaith marriage.Read More »
What Can You Do About Anti-Semitism?
We cry, “Never again,” yet this is happening here and now. If you want to help, here are some things you can do.Read More »
What can we do to help immigrants?
Hyphen Parent offers practical advice for those who want to show love and support to immigrants.Read More »
Book Recommendations For Discussing Immigration and Refugees With Children
There are big discussions about immigration and refugees happening across the U.S. and around the world. People are taking to social media, blogs, columns, talking face-to-face, and joining protests to be active in the discussion and resistance. But how do we discuss such difficult and often delicate subjects with our children?Read More »
George Michael’s Generosity: One Of the Highest Levels of Charity
In the wake of George Michael’s death, organizations, charities, and witnesses came forward to reveal donations and charity work he did anonymously or where he expressly asked that his identity not be revealed during his lifetime. In Judaism, this is one of the highest forms of charity.Read More »