What the Top 50 Rabbis List Says About Us

With no apologies, Newsweek issued its Top 50 Rabbis list this week. What can we learn from the list, and what does it say about Judaism today? Or, in other words, what makes a sexy Rabbi?

Pro-Israel? According to Whom?

2/3 of American Jews want active American leadership to resolve the conflict. So why are Republicans fighting this? Because their playbook is drastically out of date; & their talking points disconnected from facts on the ground and the will of American Jews.

Occupy Wall Street, Unions, and Yiddish Socialism

Before Occupy Wall Street, there was the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union, and the Jews at its helm. Jewish Ideas Daily looks at a new book by Daniel Katz about that movement, and its parallels to Occupy Wall Street.