Vegan Tu B’Shevat Potluck

Happy Birthday to the trees! It’s Tu B’Shevat, Jewish Arbor Day, and we’re celebrating. Tu B’Shevat is the New Year of the Trees—and the most vegan-friendly holiday on the Hebrew […]

Going Up: Minnesotans in the Israeli Army

Standing on a Jerusalem street corner on the one trip I made to Israel, I had an overwhelming feeling that most of my life had been spent asleep or in hiding. The Israelis I saw all around me, on the other hand, seemed alive in ways Americans were not; their hearts awake and on their sleeves.

Jay Michaelson to Speak on The Religious Case for Same-Sex Marriage

Jewish writer, scholar, and LGBT activist Jay Michaelson comes to the Twin Cities to teach about how Jewish and Christian religious texts and values actually support same-sex marriage, and how amendment opponents can bring a religious perspective to conversations about the proposed Minnesota state constitutional amendment.