Join Me for AIPAC’s Policy Conference on March 20-22, 2016 in Washington, DC

Submitted by Cantor Jessica F. Epstein, 11/25/2015

One step at a time...Back to Trenton

Submitted by Rabbi Faith Joy Dantowitz, November 17, 2015/5 Kislev 5776

The violence in the world is overwhelming, but as Pirke Avot teaches, "though we may not need to complete all of the work, we are not free to abstain from it."  So I continue to try to make a difference to reduce gun violence and increase gun safety.

Smart Guns…A step toward gun sanity

Submitted by Rabbi Faith Joy Dantowitz, 11/11/2015

Across from The White House Taking Action against Gun Violence

Yesterday I traveled to Washington DC with my friend and colleague, Rabbi Joel Mosbacher, a national leader of Metro IAF’s DNSIB campaign. The purpose: a Press Conference to let the President know that it’s time to stop just talking about it and start acting!

The Sukkah

By Cantor Jessica Epstein, 9/28/2015

It sits in a dusty corner of the garage, usually covered by tomato cages and sometimes stray fertilizer granules. It's bundled up, a nondescript piece of canvas and a bunch of pipes, a few slightly bent. Nearby there's a cardboard box of tangled lights in the shape of grapes and tattered foil decorations. Shelter magazine ready it is not. Some decorations are handmade and worn, made with love by toddler hands. They are still displayed with pride by their now oh-so-over-everything tween creators.