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Family Feelings

The current, on-going crisis in Israel, has been making me reflect on lots of things lately, about Jewish values, the centrality of the State of Israel, the nature of violence and oppression. But mostly it makes me think of my family. My immediate family (some of whom live in Israel and some of whom live…

Israel and the Peoplehood Paradigm

There are many ways in which to understand why and how Israel is significant for Jews. Some argue that it is the Promised Land; it is a refuge from persecution; it is the realization of secular Jewish nationalism; it is the hub for Jewish culture and innovation. Each of these approaches reflect a set of…

Welcome to our Blog

It is time for like-minded Jewish peoplehood educators and activists to share a common platform for discourse and mutual enrichment.  We live in times when Jewish peoplehood can be a practice and an active experience, so let’s celebrate this opportunity.  In ancient times, the notion of Jewish Peoplehood was primarily a conceptual framework reflected in…