Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, Clal What Unites Us June 16, 2011

Rabbi Brad Hirschfield gave the keynote speech at the 2011 Jewish Professionals Leadership Conference.

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From Jewish in St. Louis (Jewish Federation of St. Louis)

Moving Beyond the Limited Reach of Current "Social Media" Approaches: Why Jewish Digital Communities June 15, 2011

"Though Jewish institutions have thus far ventured into the use of social media as a tool to extend current paradigms of communication, engagement, and outreach, today’s digital media ecologies call for potent new modes and models...."

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By Owen Gottlieb, Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR), Spring 2011

Jewish Left Must Speak Out Against Delegitimizing Israel June 14, 2011

"We believe this is a classic expression of the errors in judgment that have crept into the left over time. Such positions have influenced many to accept the distorted Palestinian anti-Israel narrative and a false moral equivalence between Israeli and Palestinian behaviors...."

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By Rabbi Yitz Greenberg And Blu Greenberg, Special to the Jewish Week

Father’s Day — It’s A Mitzvah June 14, 2011

"Perhaps the best way to think of Father’s Day is as the Jan. 1/Rosh HaShanah of our relationships with our dads — a chance to reconnect and to remember how it could be for at least one day..."

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By Brad Hirschfield, the Jewish Week
, 6/14/11

Is Green Energy the Answer to Job Growth? June 14, 2011

Will green energy provide the jobs we need? Rabbi Brad Hirschfield joins Lou Dobbs, Democratic Strategist Robert Zimmerman, and FNC contributor Deneen Borelli to discuss President Obama’s efforts to increase job growth.

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From Fox Business, Lou Dobbs Tonight, 6/13/11

The Book of Mormon, The Musical, Is Good For All Faiths June 14, 2011

"...The Book of Mormon’s Tony Awards could be a triumph not only for a particular play, but for faith in general, if believers actually have enough faith in the faiths they follow to laugh at what they love even as they continue to love it..."

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From Windows & Doors, Brad Hirschfield’s daily blog on Beliefnet

Are You Comfortable with a Candidate's Religion? June 13, 2011

Rabbi Irwin Kula joins Fox News LIVE along with Dr. Aaron Tabor of Jesus Daily to discuss how Americans view a political candidate’s faith, as new gallup polls show surprising revelations.

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Fox News.com Live, 6/10/11

Tracy Morgan's homophobic rant, Palin's e-mails and more June 13, 2011

Rabbi Brad Hirschfield responds to questions via video on topics of the day. Today: Tracy Morgan’s homophobic rant, Palin’s e-mails and more...

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From The Washington Post Conversations Live Q & A with Rabbi Brad Hirschfield
, 6/13/11

Rick Perry's 'Response' Threatens America, As Do Many of the Responses to It June 12, 2011

"Texas Governor and potential presidential candidate Rick Perry is heading up "Response," a day of Christian prayer, to respond to the crises that face America today..."

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From Brad Hirschfield’s blog on The Huffington Post

Commentary: Advice for the gentleman from New York June 10, 2011

"...Weiner would do well to look to the great Jewish sage Maimonides and his ‘Four R’s’ for further instruction, Kula said: Recognition of what he really did. Regret for what he did. Repair of his own character and the relationships he damaged. And reconciliation, ‘which will only happen in the end with his doing the work and a bit of grace,’ Kula said..." More...

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