Saturday, October 22, 2016 Tishri 20, 5777

Rabbi Alan Iser ponders the limits of inclusivity when it comes to non-Jewish family members, and Rabbi Elisa Goldberg responds with a different question: What is the purpose of our communal life?


Rabbi Neil Cooper uses a teaching of the late Rabbi Harold Schulweis to explore the relationship between religion and conscience. Rabbi Lauren Grabelle Herrmann has a different interpretation.


Rabbi Rachel Brown explains why two rabbis chose to use a non-Jewish egg donor to make a Jewish baby, and Rabbi Adam Lavitt welcomes the discussion about different options in how to create a family.

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