"...By attempting to certify a class as large as they did, and by seeking to bring suit under a portion of the law which is not directed at recovering financial loss, those bringing the suit undermined themselves and deserved to be turned away. ..."
"Now that there are churches and synagogues that perform and hold sacred same-sex vows, the state cannot choose to reject these marriages any more than it can reject marriages that I, as an Orthodox rabbi, would not perform because one partner is a Jew and another a Christian...."
On Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City, Clal honored Larry Gellman’s leadership as Clal chairman, and celebrated Debra Tuchman’s installation as new Chairman. From her board and community volunteer work to her passion for making a difference, Debra personifies the best of American Jewish life. Proudly Jewish, civically engaged, and dedicated to making Jewish wisdom a greater resource for all, she embodies Clal’s mission.
Brad Hirschfield joined Lou Dobbs to discuss new ways of doing business in D.C.- everyone at the table and everything on the table. Footage not available. From Fox Business, Lou Dobbs Tonight
Irwin Kula joins At Issue host Ben Merens to talk about marriage, relationships, and living with uncertainty.
"So while making new bibles may be an old tradition, when an atheist does it, it’s certainly news. Shouldn’t atheists be the last people producing bibles? ..."
Between Two Worlds is a personal essay film telling five riveting stories that go beyond political postures to reveal the passionate debates over identity and generational change inside today’s American Jewish community.
"...Father’s Day is a chance to break out of the routines we have with our dads, but it also raises a question as old as the Bible; shouldn’t every day be Father's Day (and Mother's Day, too)?..."
"Okay, so Anthony Weiner has resigned. Now everyone can go home happy and make believe all is well in our Republic. We got the lying tweeter...."
..."Faith needs to be able to laugh at itself, and so do the faithful," Rabbi Hirschfield continues. "That happens far too rarely, and when it does, the net effect is largely positive for both the faith and the faithful who can do so.